Women’s Wellness: What Happens at a Women’s Wellness Exam

This video, developed by NRC-RIM, details the process of a women’s wellness exam in the U.S., covering steps from initial check-in and history taking to specific procedures like breast and pelvic exams, and Pap tests. It emphasizes the importance of these exams in early detection and management of health concerns and encourages open communication with healthcare providers. The video is in Dari, Pashto, and English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the common components of a wellness exam, including vital signs assessment, pelvic and breast exams, and Pap test.
  • Understand the process of a wellness exam, from check-in to discussing results and next steps.
  • Recognize the importance of communicating openly with healthcare providers and feeling comfortable during the exam.

Additionally, NRC-RIM has released a version of this resource tailored toward Afghan men supporting women’s wellness. These resources can be found here.