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Well Women's Screening Course

  • : Sydney, NSW
Who would benefit from this course

Registered nurses, midwives and enrolled nurses.

Course description

This course is designed to help registered nurses, midwives and enrolled nurses develop confidence and competence in the provision of cervical cancer screening. History taking and breast awareness will also be covered in this course.

Entry requirements / eligibility

All nurses and midwives must hold current registration with AHPRA.

Learning outcomes
  • To demonstrate ability in obtaining an accurate well women’s history
  • To demonstrate confidence and competency in cervical cancer screening
  • To be able to discuss breast awareness
Course structure
Online learning

Commences 6 weeks prior to workshop, which must be completed before the workshop.

Examination Online examination, which must be completed before the workshop
Face-to-face workshop

Attendance at a one day workshop

Workshop time: 8:45am - 4:30pm

Clinical training Up to two days of supervised clinical training at a Family Planning NSW clinic

 

Assessment

A Statement of Attainment will be issued upon successful completion of the online exam and demonstrating clinical competence in cervical screening during supervised clinical training.

Courses offered

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Workshop dates

Application

WWS173

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28 April 2017

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17 February 2017

WWS174

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21 July 2017

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31 May 2017

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Course cost

$2,059

Eligible participants may be entitled to a funded position by the Cancer Institute NSW Cervical Screening Program with a co-contribution payment of $500.

Aboriginal Medical Service Nurses (AMS) may be entitled to fully funded positions by the Cancer Institute NSW Cervical Screening Program.  Please download the criteria for funded positions for further information.

Please click here to download the criteria and agreement.

Recognition/Accreditation

FPNSW endorsed purple

 

In accordance with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Nursing and Midwifery Board (NMB) guidelines, Family Planning NSW endorses this program for 40 CPD hours.

Required textbooks

No required texts. Selected readings are provided via the online module.

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Well Women's Screening Course
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