Sexual Health in Practice (5 day course)

Guardian Angels
Delivery Method: Blended

Sexual Health in Practice (5 day course)

This course is designed to meet the evolving needs of NMC Registered practitioners, who wish to develop knowledge and competencies within the contraception and reproductive sexual healthcare environment. If you are a registered nurse, midwife or health visitor/public health nurse, completing this course will enable you to become professionally competent and confident in giving advice and effective care to people of all ages on matters concerning:

  • fertility
  • fertility control
  • contraception
  • sexuality
  • sexual health promotion
  • sexual health screening

During this module, you will study:

  • male and female reproductive anatomy
  • sexual health, development and sexuality
  • sexual health promotion and education
  • sexually shared infections
  • fertility and sub-fertility
  • contemporary methods of contraception and new developments in contraceptive methods
  • choice, culture and religion
  • reproductive/sexual health services at local and national level
  • termination of pregnancy and professional medico-legal and ethical issues
  • psychosexual problems
  • well person screening
  • pre-menstrual syndrome/menopause
  • sexual health and disability
  • specialist groups and agencies

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered over 15 weeks, you will complete an initial introductory 5 day study week followed by a period of self-directed study and clinical experience. Clinical experience consists of working with an experienced mentor for a minimum of 36 hours within a specialist service.

Assessment and certification

The course process consists of continual assessment by the course tutor, case studies, practical scenarios, OSCE's and workbook completion. Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training course, allowing the registered provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor. For more information regarding competency assessments or to request an onsite competency assessment conducted by one of our specialist registered nurse trainers, feel free to get in touch and we’ll be happy to help. Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate valid for 2 years.

Further information

For more information about our clinical observation training course or to learn more about our other training courses and how they can help you to deliver a better standard of patient care, please feel free to contact our team who will be happy to help.

Group bookings ONLY: Please note this training course is only available to employers, such as NHS Trusts, CCG’s, Independent Providers etc. This is because the course is delivered onsite within the customers training facilities for groups.

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