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Introduction to Contraception and Sexual Health

11 December 2018 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

This introductory day is suitable for practice nurses who are new to contraception and sexual health care

Aim

The course aims to give you the basic knowledge required to discuss the range of available contraceptive methods and carry out asymptomatic sexual health screening.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Consider diversity, sexuality, attitudes and values in demonstrating a non-judgemental service
  • Gain confidence in assessing patients who require contraception and sexual health care
  • Describe the normal function of the male and female reproductive tract
  • Discuss contraceptive methods, their mode of action, contra-indications, risks and benefits.
  • Explain the best practice standards for managing emergency contraception requests
  • List the most common sexually transmitted infections
  • Describe how to perform and asymptomatic sexual health screen.
  • Explain the principle of partner notification

Location details

Branksomewood Healthcare Centre
Branksomewood Road, Fleet, GU51 4JX

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs?Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.

Details

Date:
11 December 2018
Time:
9:15 am - 4:00 pm
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