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183484 - Contraceptive Implant (Implanon NXT) Insertion and Removal Training

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Participants will gain knowledge about the contraceptive implant, Implanon NXT and the skills to safely insert and remove it through supervised simulated practise on model arms. This workshop is designed for doctors in a primary care setting with experience in contraceptive consultation and the use of local anaesthetic. Client consultation, implant initiation and management of common side effects will be covered.

Following the completion of this workshop, participants must ensure they have adequate professional supervision and advise their medical indemnity provider about adding Implanon NXT insertion and removal to their scope of clinical practice.

Relevance to General Practice

To enable women access to this highly effective long acting reversible contraception it is essential that training on safe insertion and removal of Implanon NXT be provided to general practitioners.

Learning outcomes
  • Explain Implanon NXT as a long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) method
  • Apply knowledge of Implanon NXT in a patient centred framework
  • Implement the safe and effective insertion and removal of the Implanon NXT in clinical settings (SAFETY)
  • Assess and manage common side effects of Implanon NXT
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Aboriginal and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander health
    • Rural health
    • Women's health
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • General practice teaching
    Activity sponsor

    MSD. Their roles are covered in Standard 3.7 Sponsorship.

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    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield


    Family Planning NSW, Ashfield

    183484 - Contraceptive Implant (Implanon NXT) Insertion and Removal Training
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    2 hours
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