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A143 Women’s Health Awareness for Primary Care Practitioners

Course summary

Practitioner Development’s one-day Women’s Health Awareness course is specifically designed for primary care nurses and allied health professionals. The course aims to provide an overview of key women’s health issues, with a focus on menopause, mental health, cardiovascular health, bone health, and cancer prevention.

Through a series of interactive sessions, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of these topics and learn practical strategies for managing and supporting women’s health in their practice. Our expert facilitator will guide participants through each topic, providing the latest research findings and clinical guidelines.

Who should attend?

Primary Care Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

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.

Cost

Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £195

Discounts

Dates Block size Block discount
08/10/2024 4 10%
04/12/2024 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 08/10/2024
Online - Online Delivery 04/12/2024

Aims / objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the stages and symptoms of menopause and be aware of the various management and treatment options available.
  • Recognize the impact of menopause on mental health and learn strategies for supporting mental well-being during menopause.
  • Understand the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women and learn prevention and management strategies.
  • Understand the importance of bone health in women, particularly in relation to osteoporosis, and learn prevention and management strategies.
  • Understand the importance of regular cancer screening for women and be aware of the key facts about breast, cervical, and ovarian cancers.
  • Engage in open discussions about women’s health issues and ask questions to deepen understanding.
  • Apply the knowledge gained in this course to their practice to improve the care provided to women.

Course programme

  • Introduction 
    • Welcome and Introduction
    • Overview of Women’s Health
    • Importance of Women’s Health in Primary Care
  • Understanding Menopause 
    • Definition and Stages of Menopause
    • Symptoms and Diagnosis
    • Management and Treatment Options
  • Menopause and Mental Health 
    • Impact of Menopause on Mental Health
    • Strategies for Supporting Mental Well-being during Menopause
  • Women’s Cardiovascular Health 
    • Understanding the Risk Factors
    • Prevention and Management Strategies
  • Women’s Bone Health 
    • Understanding Osteoporosis
    • Prevention and Management Strategies
  • Cancer Screening and Prevention 
    • Importance of Regular Screening
    • Overview of Breast, Cervical, and Ovarian Cancers
  • Wrap-up and Q&A Session 
    • Recap of the Day’s Topics
    • Open Discussion and Q&A
    • Course Evaluation and Feedback


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