|Module code||NSA 3637 / NSA 4637|
|Level||6 / 7|
|Module leader||Sophie Molloy|
|Start date||October 2021|
This module aims to develop you as a health care practitioner to work sensitively with clients and understand the issues and management of contraception and sexually transmitted infections.
Completion of this module will give you a strong foundation of clinical and theoretical skills in contraception and sexual health. It will enable you, as a health care practitioner, to contribute more effectively to the sexual health services and to evaluate the impact of sexual health policy and sexual health promotion strategies on service provision.
You will be deemed competent to work clinically in sexual health services.
This course is suitable for all registered nurses wanting to advise on contraception and sexual health, such as those working within general practice, abortion services or sexual health.
This module will cover the following topics:
Students are required to secure their own placement prior to being accepted on to the course. Along with your application a clinical placement agreement should be submitted.
A range of strategies will be used to encourage personal development, reflection and discussion through seminars and small groups. Teaching will entail online resources and lectures as well as discussion groups involving critical incident analysis.
You will be required to join one day a week (via zoom) over 8 consecutive weeks, Wednesdays 6 October – Wednesday 25 November, Induction day 23 September 2021. The teaching and acquisition of clinical skills will take place in the practice setting over 35 hours.
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.
To apply for this module, please complete the Nursing CPD application form.