Date(s) - 30/03/2020 - 31/03/2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weston Education Centre
This course provides multidisciplinary training in the attitudes, skills, and knowledge required for the prevention and management of STIs, using a variety of educational techniques
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
By the end of the course candidates should:
• Understand the principles of Asymptomatic STI service provision
• Basic knowledge of the epidemiology and the factors involved in the transmission of STIs and how to promote condom use and healthier sex
• Basic knowledge of common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and their presentation
• By the end of the course they should be competent, and feel comfortable, taking a sexual history
• Develop the skills necessary to inform patients on reducing their risk of sexual infections
• Appreciation of the lifestyle and circumstances of others and how this may reflect in their presentation and impact on their management.
• Develop an appreciation and acceptance of the range of human sexuality, lifestyles, culture and the impact this has transmission/prevention counselling
• Develop an understanding of how one’s personal beliefs could affect the consultation
The course is designed to be useful for client support workers who are new to working within sexual health, and for health care workers who have an interest in sexual health and how to clinically manage asymptomatic patients.
This course is not a GP refresher course.