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183145 - FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health for Doctors Theory (Vic)

  • : Online

This course aims to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in reproductive and sexual health consultations. The course covers a broad range of topics including contraception, sexually transmissible infections, sexual history taking, diversity in sexuality and gender, adolescent sexual health, primary care andrology and gynaecology, sexual assault and family violence, sexual difficulties, cervical screening, breast health, menopause, vulvovaginal health, subfertility and unintended pregnancy choices.

Relevance to General Practice

This course enhances the ability of GPs to provide services inthe complex and specialised area of reproductive and sexual health. Reproductive and sexual health presentations are common in primary care with the majority of contraception and sexually transmissible infections being managed by GPs. This course is relevant to GPs in training and experienced GPs alike. It provides education in areas that are often identified as important and potentially challenging such as mature minor assessment, supporting patients of diverse sex, sexuality and gender as well as strategies to providing non-judgemental care. The FPAA National Certificate course offers a well-recognised curriculum comprising communication skills, medical knowledge and clinical skills.

Learning outcomes
  • Apply strategies to enable a non-judgemental approach to reproductive and sexual health practice
  • Assess and manage common and important reproductive and sexual problems in primary care andrology
  • Assess and manage common and important reproductive and sexual problems in primary care gynaecology
  • Compare the mechanism of action, efficacy, side-effects, contraindications, risks, advantages and disadvantages of all forms of available contraception
  • Integrate use of Australian guidelines for STI testing and management into a variety of clinical case scenarios
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • The conduct of the consultation is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the sociocultural context

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Patient confidentiality is managed appropriately

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Men's health
    • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
    • Women's health
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    Partnering organisations

    Family Planning Alliance Australia member organisations

    Activity sponsor

    Bayer, Pfizer and AFT pharmaceuticals for educational resources only

    This activity is also available on these dates

    15/11/2020

    Family Planning Victoria/901 Whitehorse Road Box Hill/www.fpv.org.au/doctorscourse

    03/08/2020

    Family Planning Victoria/901 Whitehorse Road Box Hill/www.fpv.org.au/doctorscourse

    03/02/2020

    Family Planning Victoria/901 Whitehorse Road Box Hill /www.fpv.org.au/doctorscourse

    Delivery
    Title
    183145 - FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health for Doctors Theory (Vic)
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    35 HOURS
    Start Date
    11-May-2020
    End Date
    14-May-2020
    CPD Points
    40 CPD
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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