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Doctors IMG - Reproductive and Sexual Health in the Australian Context

  • : Sydney, NSW
Who would benefit from this course

International Medical Graduates with limited experience of reproductive and sexual health in Australia, who have recently gained Australian registration or who are awaiting registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Course description

This two-day course is designed for international medical graduates with limited experience in reproductive and sexual health in the Australian setting.

The course includes up-to-date lecture presentations on communication and sexual history taking, contraception, STIs, menopause and unintended pregnancy, followed by a case study session and a cervical screening upskilling workshop utilising practice patients.

For participants with current medical registration and medical indemnity insurance, you are eligible to attend a cervical screening workshop and an optional observational clinic at Family Planning NSW.

Entry requirements / eligibility

Medical practitioners with current Medical Board of Australia registration or medical practitioners applying for the registration are eligible for this course.

Learning outcomes

Gain working knowledge of resources for managing sexually transmissible infections

Achieve competence in the understanding of legal issues and responsibilities in reproductive and sexual health

Improve on own practice limitations and knowledge of contraceptive options available

Course structure

Pre-course activities


Pre-course reading and activities distributed three weeks before the course date

2-day course 9.00am-5.00pm

Face-to-face course – compulsory attendance

For participants with current Australian medical registration and medical indemnity insurance only

Cervical Screening Upskilling Workshop
at 5.30pm-8.30pm on day 1

Workshop at the end of day 1

OPTIONAL          Observation clinical session

One session at a Family Planning NSW clinical centre to be undertaken within three months of the course date

Doctors IMG - Reproductive and Sexual Health in the Australian Context
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Sydney, NSW
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