Description

This one-day training course for primary care practitioners has been designed by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare to enable primary care practitioners to manage consultations about contraception and STIs with confidence. SRH Essentials will provide primary care practitioners with the tools to know what to do when seeing patients needing contraception, STI testing or emergency contraception. On completion of SRH Essentials, primary care practitioners will have the skills and confidence to assess:When their patient is at risk of pregnancyWhat method/s of contraception can be safely offeredWhen their patient needs emergency contraceptionWhat method/s of emergency contraception can be safely offeredWhen their patient is at risk of STIsWhat tests to offer and how to manage the consultationSRH Essentials has been designed to provide a solid foundation for non-sexual and reproductive health specialists who see patients with sexual and reproductive health needs, be they primary care practitioners who have recently moved into the role and who have little or no experience in sexual and reproductive health, or those who have been working in primary care but have only undertaken a small amount of training in this area. Following completion of the SRH Essentials course participants will be issued with a certificate.