FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health for Doctors Theory (Online)

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Course description

If you are Medical Practitioner (including GPs and GP registrars) who wishes to upskill in reproductive and sexual health using the latest clinical research and a flexible learning method, this course is for you.  This course is the theory only component of the FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors.  This blended learning course comprises self-paced online learning, interactive live case discussions, reflective learning, and assessment.

Content includes:

  • Update on contraceptive options 
  • Contraceptive implant (Implanon NXT)
  • Current guidelines for STI screening including diagnosis and management 
  • Unintended pregnancy options 
  • Working with diverse groups including adolescents and people living with disability
  • Updates on the National Cervical Screening Program 
  • Menopause  
  • Men’s health
  • Other topics in the area of reproductive and sexual health  

Clinical placements are currently suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Who should attend?

Doctors who wish to expand their knowledge and clinical skills in a range of topics on reproductive and sexual health.

Course structure

The course is offered over a six month period. It comprises self-paced online learning which includes: pre-reading, online activities, interactive live case studies sessions and viewing pre-recorded lectures.

Live online interactive session times for each course

5 Feb 2021  15 June 2021  12 July 2021  22 November 2021 
16 February 2021 | 6.00-7.00PM 20 July 2021 | 6.00-7.00PM
23 Feb 2021 | 6.00-8.00PM 27 July 2021 | 6.00-8.00PM
23 March 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM 10 August 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM
20 April 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM 7 September 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM
4 May 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM 28 September 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM
1 June 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM 19 October 2021 | 6.00-7.30PM
15 June 2021 | 6.00-7.00PM 26 October 2021 | 6.00-7.00PM

Eligibility / Prerequisite

  • Current registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • At least two years postgraduate experience is desirable.

Participants are required to have access to a suitable device with webcam, headset or speakers and microphone and adequate internet access.


To successfully complete the theory component of the FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors course, participants are expected to complete and participate in all activities, including:

  • Completion of a predisposing activity and a reinforcing activity (RACGP requirement)
  • Completion of 16 self-paced online learning topics which include: pre-reading, online activities, case studies and viewing pre-recorded lectures.
  • Attendance at six interactive live case study sessions
  • Completion of assessments including a written exam, role plays and demonstration of clinical skills.

Course cost


Recognition / Accreditation

Participants who successfully complete all course and assessment requirements will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

This education is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program. The activity ID is 202204.  
 ACRRM ID: TBC. 9 hours under the Educational Activities Category approved. 8 hours under Performance Review.

Further information

Contact: Course Administration Unit, Education Services

Email: education@fpnsw.org.au

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