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A80 Gynae core skills for first contact practitioners: Online

Course summary

This interactive one day course is targeted at primary care practitioners involved in the management of and referral decisions for women presenting with gynaecological issues.

Who should attend?

Advanced nurse practitioners
Practice nurses
First contact nurses
Nurse practitioners

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificate of attendance included.

The course runs from 10:00am- 4:30pm

Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.


Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £180


Dates Block size Block discount
20/06/2024 4 10%
24/09/2024 4 10%
28/11/2024 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 20/06/2024
Online - Online Delivery 24/09/2024
Online - Online Delivery 28/11/2024

Aims / objectives

  • Develop an awareness of common gynaecological presentations including red flags.
  • Explore sexual history taking and considerations in performing an intimate gynaecological assessment  
  • Integrate an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and managing these gynaecological disorders.
  • Explore factors that influence urogenital conditions such as atrophy, pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence and consider management strategies available. 
  • Develop knowledge and competency in prescribing emergency contraception 
  • Explore the key principles of Fraser Guidelines in clinical practice

Course programme

  • Review of anatomy and physiology of the female genitourinary system
  • Overview of gynaecological disorders- Endometriosis, PCOS, Adhesions, Pelvic organ prolapse, Gynae cancer
  • Sexual history taking & promoting sexual health
  • Considerations in performing an intimate gynae assessment such as: cultural, personal, comfort, issues and problems introducing a speculum.
  • Diagnosis and management of common gynaecological disorders including pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, bleeding and heavy menstrual bleeding, common sexually transmitted infections, retained tampon and/or removal of foreign body, vaginal pessary use for prolapse
  • Overview of emergency contraception
  • Adolescent sexual health and Fraser Guidelines explored

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