Reproductive and Sexual Health in the Australian Context

Location                   
Date 
Apply

ASHFIELD

17-18 February 2016

Applications Closed


 

RSHMA162

ASHFIELD


22-23 June 2016

Applications close 1 June 2016


 RSHMN163

NEWCASTLE

 

31 August-1 September 2016

 

 

Applications close 13 July 2016


 

RSHMF164

FAIRFIELD

30 November-1 December 2016

Applications close 12 October 2016

     
 

If you are have current medical registration with AHPRA and are working in a rural or remote area of NSW, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship - please go to help

   

 

Duration

2 days

 
Day 1 - 9:00am – 9.00pm  (Day one includes evening workshop for Cervical Screening upskilling for IMGs)

Day 2 - 9.00am-5.00pm
   
 

Please note that cervical screening workshop is only available to doctors working in NSW with current medical registration and medical indemnity

 

Cost

$925

   

Mode of Delivery

Blended: Face to face and one clinical session    (optional observation only clinic) offered to registered medical practitioners


Pre-reading and related activities must be completed before attendance at the face-to-face sessions. These are distributed to participants three to four weeks prior to attendance.


Brief Description

This two-day course is designed for medical practitioners with limited experience in reproductive and sexual health in the Australian setting.  On the evening of day one we offer a compulsory workshop for Cervical Screening Upskilling for IMGs, this workshop  incorporates a practice patient tutorial.  The practice patient tutorial is only available for doctors with current medical registration. Lecture only and gynaecological models available for doctors awaiting registration.

One optional clinic session (for observation only) is offered to participants . This will need to be undertaken within three months of the workshop attended.   (Must have current medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia and and medical indemnity).

Completion of this course would equip medical practitioners who have limited experience in reproductive and sexual health in the Australian setting to commence the 'FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health for Doctors'.

Conducted in partnership with NSW Sexually Transmissible Infections Programs Unit (STIPU)

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain working knowledge of resources for managing sexually transmissible infections
  • Achieve competence in the understanding of legal issues and responsibilities in reproductive and sexual health
  • Improve on own practice limitations and knowledge of contraceptive options available

Course Structure

  • Pre-reading and activities distributed three to four weeks prior to attendance
  • Attendance at a two day workshop
  • Compulsory evening workshop for cervical screening upskilling on the evening of day one.  The practice patient tutorial is only available for practitioners with current medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia and medical indemnity. Lecture only and gynaecological models available for doctors awaiting registration.
  • One observation clinical session is offered within three months of attending workshop - optional (mut have medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia and medical indemnity)

Who would benefit from this course?

  • International medical graduates who have recently gained limited or provisional registration or are awaiting registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • International medical graduates who may have limited experience of reproductive and sexual health in an Australian clinical setting

Entry Requirements/ Eligibility

Applicants must be a medical practitioner with current registration with the Medical Board of Australia or applying for medical registration*. Adequate professional indemnity insurance is the sole responsibility of the participant.

 *Note: Medical practitioners preparing to gain registration may have clinical restriction

Scholarships

If you have current medical registration with AHPRA and are working in a rural or remote area of NSW, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Scholarships will be awarded to medical practitioners who can best demonstrate that completing this course would improve the reproductive and sexual health outcomes for their community. Those from, or working in, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities are encouraged to apply.

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Textbooks (Provided in course)

  • Reproductive & sexual health: an Australian clinical practice handbook 2nd edition
  • Contraception: an Australian clinical practice handbook 3rd edition

Recognition/ Accreditation

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon successful completion of the two day workshop

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This course is presented in partnership with the NSW STI Programs Unit
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RACGP:  This Activity is Accredited for 40 Category 1 points, as part of the RACGP Quality Improvement & Continuing Professional Development Program in the 2014-2016 Triennium.  Activity number pending.
 16 Core + 4 PRPD if Cervical Screening Upskilling workshop completed

For further information

Contact 
Course Administration Unit, Education Services
Phone 
02 8752 4300 press 1 for Education Services
Address 
Family Planning NSW
328-336 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield NSW 2131
Email 
education@fpnsw.org.au
Fax 
02 9716 6536


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