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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 limited or provisional Australian registration or who are awaiting registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Course description

This two-day course is designed for medical practitioners 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


Not applicable

Courses offered

Course code


Workshop dates





Wednesday 29 March-Thursday 30 March 2017

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Applications close

17 March 2017


Newcastle -
This course has been cancelled


Wednesday 31 May-Thursday 1 June 2017

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Applications close

10 May 2017




Wednesday 29 November-Thursday 30 November 2017

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Applications close

18 August 2017


If you are working in a rural or remote area of NSW, you may be eligible for a scholarship for this course.

Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who can best demonstrate how their completion of this course would help to improve the reproductive and sexual health outcomes in their community.  Those from, or working in, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities are encouraged to apply.

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Course cost



The Certificate of Attendance of the course and the Certificate of Attendance of the Cervical Upskilling workshop will be issued upon the completion of the course.

NSW STI Programs Unit

This course is presented in partnership with NSW STI Programs Unit

40 Points

RACGP: this activity is accredited for 40 Category 1 points, as part of the RACGP Quality Improvement & Continuing Professional Development Program in the 2017-2019 Triennium

Activity Number: 85548


ACRRM: this activity is accredited for 30 PDP Core point and 30 O&G MOPS points

Activity Number: 8110

Reproductive and Sexual Health in the Australian Context
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Sydney, NSW
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