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Module 2 Cervical Screening (Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing)) 2020

February 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

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Course Summary:

17th – 20th February 2020: Module 2 Cervical Screening 

For information on the full Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing), please click here.

Who Would Benefit From This Course?

Nurses and midwives wishing to develop detailed knowledge and specialist clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health.

Entry requirements / eligibility

At least one-year post-registration experience is necessary for all nurses and midwives enroling in the course. Evidence of current registration is required as part of the enrolment process. Previous experience in the area of women’s health, sexual and reproductive health or community health is an advantage but not a requirement. Evidence of current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Recognition of prior learning is available to nurses who seek credits for previous study and/or existing skills (fees apply). Some of the modules have pre course readings and or activities. These are compulsory and make up the assessment for each module.When you have registered and paid for your modules you will receive information on how to access your readings and pre course activities for the online modules from the SHQ website. Readings and pre course activities for face to face modules will be emailed to you approximately 4 weeks prior to date of attendance.

A scholarship is available annually to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander nurse, follow the link below for further information.

SHQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Education Scholarship 2019

 

Assessment

All of the theoretical modules are assessable. Nurses are given time (6 weeks) to submit assignments. Nurses are not eligible to complete the clinical practicum until all relevant assessments have been received by the Manager of Clinical Education.

Dates Offered

Module 2. Cervical Screening

This module meets the National Standards for Cervical Screening Providers.

Nurses will become competent to provide cervical screening and preventative health checks to eligible women on behalf of a supporting doctor.

Topics include:

  • Cervical screening
  • Breast health
  • Pelvic floor and continence
  • Common gynaecological issues
  • Taking a well women’s sexual health history
  • Menopause

Date:   17 -20 February 2020,    11 -14 May 2020

Time: Days 1-3 9am- 5pm & Day 4 9am – 1pm

During the Module 2 theory you will be supervised by an SHQ clinical instructor to perform a consultation. This includes taking a cervical screen. If you so choose you may opt to perform a cervical screening on a fellow course participant and vice versa. If not, external teaching associates will be utilised and receive an honorarium included in the fees.

 

Further Information

Supervised Clinical Attachment for Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health  

Note:  All assignments due must be submitted before commencing clinical practicum.

The clinical part for the Certificate course requires approximately 50 hours of clinical training which includes two visits to external agencies.

Options for Clinical Supervision:

  • 12 x 3.5 hour clinics at SHQ either in one block or over time, or
  • A combination of clinics at SHQ and experience in participants own work place.

Participants are supervised at all times by experienced SHQ Registered Nurses who have been trained in clinical instruction. Discuss your clinical supervision requirements with the Manager of Clinical Education elena.donaghy@shq.org.au

Participants develop  specialist clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health nursing practice, including cervical screening. The program can be negotiated to take into account the existing skills of the participant. Details on booking the practicum will be discussed during the theory component of the course.

Clinical supervision places are limited to 1-2 nurses per day to discuss booking for supervised clinical attachment contact the Clinical Education Coordinator clinic.ed@shq.org.au


Cervical Screening supervision by an SHQ nurse in trainee’s own workplace

SHQ instructing nurses may also be available to supervise nurses in their own workplace. The trainee’s workplace is responsible for organizing specific cervical screening clinics and booking all clients. Clinical services are conducted on behalf of a supervising doctor whose Provider Number is used for pathology purposes. This doctor is responsible for the overall care and follow-up of the clients.

Nurses wishing to choose this option must contact the Manager of Clinical Education to negotiate the number of hours. This depends on the competency already achieved by the nurse. A minimum of 7 hours is required.

Costs: by negotiation.

 

Before you start

Some of the modules have pre-course readings and or activities. These are compulsory and make up the assessment for each module.

When you have registered and paid for your modules you will receive information on how to access your readings and pre-course activities for the online modules. Readings and pre-course activities for face to face workshops will be emailed to you approximately 4 weeks before the date of attendance.

Please email the Clinic Education Coordinator: clinic.ed@shq.org.au for more information

 

Details

Start:
February 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Website:
https://shq.org.au

Venue

SHQ Northbridge
70 Roe St
Northbridge, Western Australia 6003 Australia
Phone:
(08) 9227 6177
Website:
https://shq.org.au

Organiser

Clinic Education Coordinator
Phone:
(08) 6164 7972
Email:
clinic.ed@shq.org.au
Website:
https://shq.org.au

HASSLE FREE APPOINTMENT BOOKING

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