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 14, Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16 and Friday 18 March 2022
Exam: Tuesday 19 April 2022
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 course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.