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EDUCATION & TRAINING

MEdical Education

EDUCATION & TRAINING

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Current Courses and Workshops

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FPAA Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Medical Practitioners

This national certificate course covers the range of the sexual and reproductive health issues that are common in general practice. It is useful for GP Registrars, O&G trainees, and experienced general practitioners who wish to refresh their knowledge in the area. The theory component is run over a week, although participants can choose to attend individual days if they wish to. The clinical component is seven sessions of 3.5 hours each.

IUD Training

Theory workshops are held regularly throughout the year.

To register for the IUD training in June, July or October please download and complete the registration form.

Those wishing to insert IUDs in practice will also require supervised clinical practice – normally this is three to four sessions of 3.5 hours each.

Cervical Screening

Earn Bonus RACGP Points

Cervical Screening eLearning Course now available online and is being offered for free by SHQ. Please click the button to create a login for yourself, then use the enrolment code ‘shq’ to access the course.

External Clinical Supervision

Supervised IUD clinics are available at SRHWA, or in your own practice, for a fee.  Current fees for  supervision in your own workplace are $130 per hour of supervision and travel time, plus $1 per kilometre of travel.

Clinical Update Session

These short early evening sessions are aimed to provide a very focused update on specific sexual and reproductive health issues.  No current updates in the calendar.

If you would like to suggest a specific topic, please email Dr Alison Creagh

Implanon Training

The theory component is now online through the manufacturer’s website. Supervised Implanon clinics are available at SRHWA, or in your own practice, for a fee. If you would like to do one or more supervised Implanon clinics at SRHWA, you will need to:

  • Complete the theory training online . To obtain a password, call the manufacturer on 1800 230 330.
  • Contact Teresa Duffield with evidence of completion of the theory training.
  • Pay $160.

If you would like a trainer to come to your own practice, you will need to:

  • Complete the theory training online 
  • Contact Dr Alison Creagh with evidence of completion of the theory training, and book a time • Pay $130 per hour of supervision and travel time, plus $1 per kilometre of travel.

External Clinical Preceptors

If you are an experienced sexual and reproductive health doctor, you may be eligible to be approved as an external preceptor for doctors undertaking the clinical training component of the Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health or IUD training. Please click on the heading, read the information sheet, and complete the application form if you wish to apply.   Other education For requests for other sexual and reproductive health training for doctors, please contact Dr Alison Creagh, Medical Educator.

Course Booking, Fees and Refund Policy

medical-education-pagePre-reading Login If you have received your registration email, you can now access your course pre-reading through our secure site by clicking on the following button and entering the username/password you were sent.

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Contact If you have any problems connecting to the pre-reading login please contact our administration staff on 9227 6177.

HASSLE FREE APPOINTMENT BOOKING

SHQ offers a range of professional services including testing and treatment of STIs, contraception information and supply, unplanned pregnancy, Pap smears, STI drop-in clinics and counselling.