I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor) only for educational purposes A pelvic examination, also pelvic exam, is a physical examination of the female pelvic organs. It is an exam done by a doctor, nurse or physician assistant to examine vagina and cervix. This is for women who are sexually active and for all women over age 18. A pelvic examination is the basic clinical evaluation technique used in obstetrics and gynecology. This 5 minute introduction will explain the essential elements of the exam. The video was designed to prepare students for patient encounters, supervised by their instructors. - This video was developed for the education and training of healthcare providers. Clinical application of this knowledge is not authorized, unless under the direct supervision of a qualified instructor, or after certification by the appropriate licensing authority.