This day is designed to give information regarding the signs, symptoms and treatment of the commonest sexually transmitted infections, enabling staff to take a history to improve diagnosis and deliver appropriate treatment in primary health settings.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 1 day (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £200 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6004
An Introduction to Sexual Health Course overview
The Sexual Health Update Days are suitable for nurses and other health professionals working in women's health, family planning, contraception or sexual health. They provide updates on timely and topical issues in the field.
The course covers history-taking, signs and symptoms, sample-taking and treatment.
Who is it for?
This course is relevant to qualified healthcare professionals and nurses working in the GP practice setting, women's health, family planning, contraception or sexual health. This course is not aimed at staff already working in the field of genito-urinary medicine.
This sexual health course runs over one full day.
Knowledge, diagnosis and treatment of common sexually transmitted infections seen in GP practice.
This sexual health course is worth 7 CPD hours.
What will I learn?
You will learn:
- How to take a history in relation to sexual health, including the difference in taking a sexual history compared to general history
- The signs, symptoms and treatment of the most common sexually transmitted infections.
- Pictures will be used to enhance knowledge of common sexually transmitted infections. All common STI’s will be presented in this way.
- How and when to screen to enable diagnosis of these conditions
- What treatment is recommended for each condition.
Assessment and certificates
The day will consist of powerpoint presentations, group work, scenarios, story-telling, and a quiz.
There is no formal assessment to this day. A certificate will be given at the end of the day.
This course is worth 7 CPD hours.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.
A list of suggested reading, references, guidelines and web sites will be provided.