Cervical Screening Upskilling Workshop for International Medical Graduates
- : Sydney, NSW
Who would benefit from this course
International Medical Graduates who require information and upskilling in cervical screening.
This three-hour course is designed for International Medical Graduates who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in cervical screening. The course comprises a lecture on cervical screening and demonstration of a Pap test examination on a gynaecological model. Individual sessions will also be conducted, enabling each participant to take part in a Pap test consultation with a practice patient, including a speculum examination.
Entry requirements / eligibility
Medical Practitioners with current medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance is the sole responsibility of the participant.
*Note: Medical Practitioners preparing to gain registration will not be accepted
- To increase participant confidence and skill in taking a Pap test
- To provide information on technology around cervical screening, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines for screen-detected abnormalities, the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, and how to improve screening rates
Unit of competency
29 March 2017
15 March 2017
Mode of delivery
Face to face
No cost to participants. This course is generously funded by the Cancer Institute NSW.
Please note that doctors who do not have current medical registration and medical indemnity are not eligible for this workshop
RACGP: This Activity is Accredited for 6 Category 2 points, as part of the RACGP Quality Improvement & Continuing Professional Development Program in the 2017-2019 Triennium.
Activity number: 85577
ACRRM 6 PRPD points + 6 PRDP O&G MOPS points