This course aims to facilitate you in taking a lead in your clinical area in the provision of this major aspect of preventative health, within the NHS cervical screening programme. The course addresses both the relevant skills and evidence base for your role as a cervical sample taker.
The content of the course examines the principles of the NHS cervical screening programme and principles of screening in the UK.
Course content includes:
- risk factors associated with cervical abnormalities
- the natural history of cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer
- current and future developments related to cervical screening.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for health care professionals who wish to become sample takers.
MAR: Monday 20, 21, 27 and 29 March 2023
This module can be taken as a stand-alone module for health care practitioners seeking to develop their skills in smear sample taking, and as part of a postgraduate diploma or MSc programme.
This course is worth 15 credits.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards: