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P33 Contraception and sexual health workshop for staff working with sexually active young people

Course summary

This one day course aims to give an overview of contraception and sexual health in relation to young people's lifestyles and needs. Participants will gain an overview of the current methods of contraception and of sexual health issues in relation to young people.

Safeguarding issues to include sex and the law, sexual exploitation, trafficking and safe internet use will also be discussed.

Who should attend?

School nurses
Practice nurses,
Health visitors,
Health promotion and youth workers
Social workers
Youth justice teams

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificate of attendance provided.

Cost

Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA


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Aims / objectives

  • Have an overview of the different types and methods and  potential side effects of contraception and who they might be suitable for
  • Have an awareness of what influences a young person's choice of contraceptive methods
  • Have an awareness of methods of emergency contraception and their availability
  • Have an awareness of common sexual health infections
  • Understand issues relating to sex and the law, consent and confidentiality in relation to young people
  • Gain an overview of safeguarding issues of young people
  • Be aware of the NMC code of professional conduct in relation to scope of professional practice

Course programme

  • Welcome and Introduction to the course
  • Contraception an overview
  • What influences choice of contraceptive method
  • Emergency contraception
  • Working with young people, sex and the law
  • Sexually transmitted infections; an overview to include chlamydia screening
  • Safeguarding issues, sexual exploitation and bullying, trafficking, staying safe on line.
  • Discussion and Evaluation

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TBA