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Contraceptive Implant Training for Nurses

Dates Offered

4th September 20204:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The contraceptive implant offers the convenience of highly effective contraceptive protection for three years. The insertion and removal techniques are easy to learn, but to minimise possible complications it is important that they are done correctly.

SHQ is pleased to offer theory training workshops for Nurses to begin to become approved contraceptive implant inserters. It is highly recommended that several initial insertions and removals are performed under supervision by a competent inserter, ideally within the health professional’s own workplace.

SHQ contraceptive implant theory workshop covers:

  • Issues to cover during counselling about contraceptive implant use.
  • Benefits, risks and contraindications to use of contraceptive implants .
  • Insertion and removal techniques, including practice insertions and removals with simulation arms.

Each workshop can last up to 2.5 hours.

Entry Requirements / Eligibility:

Prerequisite to this training is completion of Modules 6 & 7 Contraception in Practice and Communication, choice and motivation in sexual health of the Certificate in sexual and reproductive health (nursing) Some nurse practitioners may be considered for RPL, please contact Elena Donaghy Manager of Clinical Education [email protected] to discuss your eligibility.

Important Information

Venue

  • 70 Roe Street, Northbridge WA 6003
  • 08 9227 6177

Course Fees

  • $110.00 (including GST)

Organiser

Clinic Education Coordinator

How to Register

Download the registration form using the link below.

Send registration forms to:

Clinic Education Coordinator | [email protected] | 9227 6871 (fax)

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