|Module code||NSA 3637 / NSA 4637|
|Level||6 / 7|
|Module leader||Sophie Molloy|
|Start date||October 2019|
This module aims to develop health care practitioners who are able 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. Nurses will be deemed competent to work clinically in sexual health services.
This module will cover the following topics:
You will also have the opportunity to go on clinical placements which can be organised by the module leader.
A range of strategies will be used to encourage personal development, reflection and discussion through seminars and small groups. Teaching will be through blended learning which will entail online resources and lectures as well as face to face lectures and discussion groups involving critical incident analysis.
You will be required to attend one day a week over 9 weeks. The teaching and acquisition of clinical skills will take place in the practice setting as well as in the classroom following 35 hours of mentored clinical practice.
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.