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185324 - IUD Insertion Update & Training

  • : Online

This module aims to provide comprehensive knowledge as a prerequisite for True's IUD insertion and removal training for medical practitioners. The module is a foundation and update on the use of intrauterine devices (IUD) in clinical practice. The module has embedded links and interactive questions and answers. There are clinical photos and videos with a voice-over to aid learning.

Relevance to General Practice

General practitioners are the prime inserters of intrauterine devices (IUD). Up-to-date information for GPs both starting out as IUD providers and those in current practices is important for safe practice. This module presents the current evidence for the clinical skills, safety, and potential complications for the IUD insertion.

Learning outcomes
  • Counsel women on the effectiveness, mode of action, advantages, disadvantages, and risks of IUDs.
  • Manage common problems associated with IUDs.
  • Describe the different IUDs available in Australia and explain medical eligibility criteria for IUDs.
  • Determine appropriate investigations and timing for insertion.
  • 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
    • Women's health
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    185324 - IUD Insertion Update & Training
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    2 hrs
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    CPD Points
    4 cpd
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