These two days are tailored for qualified staff who are beginning to give contraceptive care to women. It is also a good refresher for anyone who has trained before but would like an update. All methods of contraception are covered and after the two days staff will be able to do pill checks and give contraception injections safely as well as have information to support women in their contraception
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 2 days (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £400 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6038
An Introduction and Overview to Contraception Course overview
This two-day course has been developed for staff who have started in primary care and who are required to give care to women in relation to pill checks and depo injections and who have not had training before.
It will also give an overview of all methods of contraception so that staff can give information, and so that women have the understanding that will enable them to give consent about the method chosen.
The day also introduces sexual health screening in practice.
Who is it for?
This two-day course is for any registered health care staff that are required to give contraception advice/care and who have not had any formal training or require a refresher in all contraception methods.
This course runs over two full days.
The key takeaway from this course is the ability to carry out pill checks and give contraception injections safely as well as have information to support women in their contraception choice.
This module is worth 12 hours of CPD.
What will I learn?
Course content includes:
- the menstrual cycle in relation to methods of contraception
- pregnancy testing
- combined oral contraception
- Progesterone-only pill · emergency contraception methods
- Depo Provera
- contraception for the older woman
- intrauterine devices / intrauterine systems.
All methods are linked to the UKMEC to ensure safe care.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Give an overview and update on all methods of contraception
- Enable staff to feel confident to answer questions from women on methods of contraception
- Enable staff to successfully carry out pill checks
- Enable contraception injections to be given.
Assessment and certificates
Different methods of teaching are used to enhance learning and these include, power point presentations, scenarios, story telling, question and answer sessions, group work and group interaction.
There is no formal written assessment for these 2 days.
A certificate of attendance is given.
These two days are worth 12 hours of CPD accreditation.
Participants must be either qualified nurses or doctors. This course is not suitable for health care assistants.
For those students whose first language is not English the following qualification is also required:
- IELTS: 7.0
The tutor will give information and helpful websites during the class.