Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

This course equips you with the knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality healthcare in this specialist area in community settings. The course has been developed by the UK Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), part of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Course Fee: GBP 100 | Code: 215

Learning Objectives

This course is relevant to a wide range of healthcare professionals working in sexual health, reproductive healthcare, general practice, obstetrics, and gynecology. It includes interactive features such as video clips, images and real-life case studies, which help to support your learning. Relevant to doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.


Course Information

  • Audience

    Medical students, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals

  • Course Duration

    12 months full access to complete the course

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    This course has 51 sessions

  • Study time

    26 Hours of online training. Recommend 30 minutes per session.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion, you are awarded a certificate issued online from respective Royal Medical Colleges

  • Developed by

    UK Department of Health’s National Audiology Programme and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Course Contents

Module 1 – Principles of Service Provision

    Principles of Service Delivery
    The Law Relating to Sexual Activity
    Understanding the Client’s Perspective
    Confidentiality, Consent and Chaperones
    Working with Young People

Module 2 – Basic Anatomy and Physiology

    Anatomy and Physiology work

Module 3 – Risk Assessment and Sexual Behaviour

    Sexual Behaviour
    Risk Assessment

Module 4 – Pregnancy

    Planning Pregnancy
    Early Pregnancy Assessment and Referral

Module 5 – Psychosexual Medicine

    Psychosexual Medicine

Module 6 – Sexual Assault

    Sexual Assault

Module 7 – Screening and Vaccination Programmes

    Cervical Screening
    Chlamydia Screening

Module 8 – Contraceptive Choices

    Mechanism of Action and Contraceptive Effectiveness
    Assessment of Risk and Medical Eligibility
    Fertility Awareness Methods
    Starting and Using Oestrogen-containing Hormonal Contraceptives 1
    Starting and Using Oestrogen-containing Hormonal Contraceptives 2
    Starting and Using Oral and Injectable Progestogen-only Hormonal Contraceptives
    Starting and Using Barrier Contraceptives
    Assessment and Referral for Interuterine Device (IUD) or Interuterine System (IUS) Fitting
    Assessment and Referral for Subdermal Contraceptive Implant (SDI) Fitting
    Assessment and Referral for Sterilisation
    Choosing and Using a Method: Young People
    Choosing and Using a Method: In the Perimenopause
    Choosing and Using a Method: After Pregnancy

Module 9 – Contraception: Managing Side-effects and Complications of Use

    Managing Bleeding Problems in Hormonal Contraceptive Users
    Managing Hormonal Side-effects
    Managing Side-effects and Complications (IUD/IUS)
    Managing Impalpable Implants

Module 10 – Emergency Contraception

    Emergency Contraception
    Emergency Contraception: Cases

Module 11 – Testing for Sexually Transmitted and Genital Infections

    Test in Current Use: An Overview
    Asymptomatic Screening

Module 12 – Problem-based Approach to STI Testing

    Abnormal Vulvovaginal Symptoms
    Pelvic Pain
    Male Urethral Discharge: Dysuria Orchitis
    Genital Lumps and Infestations
    Genital Ulceration

Module 13 – Testing for HIV and Blood-borne Viruses

    HIV Testing

Module 14 – Partner Notification

    Partner Notification

Module 15 – Additional Training in Subdermal Contraceptive Implants (SDI)

    Local Anaesthesia for Subdermal Implant Insertion and Removal
    SDI: Summary of Method
    SDI: Insertion and Removal
    Managing Impalpable Implants

Module 18 – Additional Training in Intrauterine Contraceptive Methods (IUT)

    Local Anaesthesia and Analgesia for IUD/IUS Insertion
    IUT: Summary of Method
    IUT: Insertion
    IUT: Removal
    IUT: Managing Unexpected Situations and Complications
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