- Setting the scene – historical perspective and current UK position surrounding young people and Sexual health
- Exercise to establish current level of knowledge around sexual health
- Clarify legal issues relating to sexual health and safeguarding issues
- Clarify WHO medical eligibility criteria
- Re--cap on all the main stream forms of available contraception including -- Barrier Methods: condoms (male & female), caps, diaphragms, sponges-- all Oral Contraceptives pills -- Injectibles/implants -- Hormonal patches -- Intra--uterine devices: IUD/IUS-- Natural Family Planning-- include any updates for each method. This section will concentrate on the most relevant methods for young people.
- Clarify NICE guidance on LARC methods and how this should be applied to young people
- Outline current position for emergency contraception (E.C.) -- explore possible problems in relation to E.C.
- Outline National Chlamydia screening programme
- Scenarios – group work
- Consultation skills update in relation to working with young people -- incorporating the basics of motivational interviewing in relation to young people and contraception
- Role play demonstrating consultation skills
- Clarify latest training requirements to becoming skilled to fit implants and/or IUCDs
- Exploration of Termination of Pregnancy options for young people
This course is designed to expand on the knowledge you already have and provide a refresher and update for those already working in this field.
Aims & Objectives
This course is designed for nurses. It will expand on the knowledge you already have and provide a refresher and update for those already working in this field.
Who Should Attend?
- Practice Nurses
- Nurse specialising in contraception
- Nurse working in sexual health
- School nurse
- Sexual health advisor
- Professional working in the field of contraception and/or sexual health