The course covers topical issues related to women’s health, including the menopause, contraception and the older woman, Human papilloma virus, female genital mutilation, common sexually transmitted infections and the health concerns of older women.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 1 day (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £200 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6067
Women’s Health course Course overview
This study day will focus on issues in women’s health such as:
- treatment and diagnosis of the menopause
- HPV in relation to cervical cancer
- how to diagnose female genital mutation and what action to take
- contraception that is safe for older women and why contraception is beneficial
- common STI’s in women.
Who is it for?
This day is designed for nurses who are giving care to older women and would be beneficial for practice nurses.
This course runs over one full day.
This course enables nurses to give holistic care to women in a primary setting, including the major concerns older women have with their health.
What will I learn?
After attending the course, delegates will be able to:
- Explain the condition of polycystic ovary syndrome to a patient indicating cause, symptoms and treatments.
- Demonstrate understanding of the impact of HPV on women’s health.
- Describe and explain the action required in relation to Female Genital Mutilation.
- Have an understanding of the peri/menopause and the possible symptoms and treatments available.
- Have an awareness of the signs and symptoms of the most common sexually transmitted infections in women and the treatment options.
- Understand the benefits of contraception in relation to women’s health.
Assessment and certificates
The course is delivered through the use of a PowerPoint presentation, scenarios, discussion of experiences, group work, storytelling and questions and answers throughout the day.
There is no formal assessment.
Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.
This course is worth 7 hours of CPD.
Applicants must be registered nurses.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.
The tutor will note documents, guidelines and websites that have been used for the presentation and a reference list will be given at the end of the session. The tutor will suggest further reading in the session, and links will be given.