PERFORM A PELVIC EXAM

The following areas need to be investigated:

  • Inspect external genitalia
  • Perform speculum examination
  • Perform cancer cervix screening (VIA, VILI, Pap smear)
  • Perform bimanual examination to determine size of uterus for comparison later
  • Share findings with the client in simple language
  • Explain next steps needed
  • Advise on when to have next examination (e.g., routine, annual, follow-up, if problems)