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Reproductive and Sexual Health for Midwives

  • : Ashfield NSW 2131
Course description

Are you a midwife interested in providing holistic care for women and their families throughout their reproductive continuum? This blended learning course will extend your skills to meet the needs of clients around reproductive and sexual health, from taking sexual history during the perinatal period to educating clients about postnatal contraceptive choices.

Content includes:

  • Sexually transmissible infections (STIs) in pregnancy
  • Common causes of infertility
  • Vulvovaginal care
  • Breast health
  • Postnatal body – pelvic floor
  • Disability, pregnancy and sexuality
  • Cervical screening in pregnancy (including updates on the new National Cervical Screening Guidelines)
  • Trauma informed care

Participants can also attend the following optional training attached to the course:

  • Cervical screening upskilling (free of charge)

Following the completion of the optional training, participants must ensure they have adequate professional indemnity insurance to implement cervical screening into their scope of practice.

Who should attend?

Midwives

Course structure

It is essential participants complete the required activities before attending the workshop to gain critical knowledge and ensure full participation during the workshop.

Participants have access to the online learning 9 weeks before the workshop.

Pre-workshop activities 
Completion of 7 online learning topics.

Face-to-Face Workshop 
2 day workshop in week 8.

Post-workshop activities 
Completion of a series of online learning activities and assessment tasks over 8 weeks.

Eligibility / Prerequisite

Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Assessment

The assessment requirements include the satisfactory completion of 12 topics and successful completion of 2 assessment tasks and written examination.

Scholarships

Scholarships covering tuition fees are available for this course. Applying for a scholarship does not secure a place in the course. Registering and paying in full will secure course entry for eligible applicants. Successful scholarship recipients will be refunded their course fees. Scholarships are now open for the course on 10-11 April 2019 course.  Scholarship applications close on 2 January 2019.

For more information about scholarships for Reproductive and Sexual Health for Midwives click here

Recognition / Accreditation

The assessment requirements include the satisfactory completion of 12 topics and successful completion of 2 assessment tasks and written examination.

This course is equivalent to 40 hours to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) requirements for CPD.

Type
Delivery
Title
Reproductive and Sexual Health for Midwives
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
-- GENERAL MEDICAL--
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
2 days
Price
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Location
Ashfield NSW 2131
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