|Module code||NSA 3638 / NSA 4638|
|Level||6 / 7|
|Module leader||Sophie Molloy firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Start date||September 2020|
This module aims to develop health care practitioners who are able to work sensitively with clients and are able to understand the issues and management of contraception and sexually transmitted infections. Completion of this module will give nurses a strong foundation of the theoretical skills in contraception and sexual health. It will enable health care practitioners 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 to give advice but not competent to practice. The clinical component may be undertaken within 3 years of completing the theory component if required.
This course is suitable for all registered nurses wanting to deliver a contraceptive service, such as those working within general practice, abortion services or sexual health.
This module will cover the following topics:
Clinical placement ideally should be within a sexual health clinic for a duration of 35 hours.
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 8 consecutive weeks, Wednesdays 7th October – Wednesday 25th November, Induction day 23/09/20. 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 download and complete the Clinical Placement Agreement form then complete the Nursing CPD application form. Please ensure to upload your completed Clinical Placement Agreement form when submitting the completed application form.
Please note that both forms must be submitted together for your application to be considered.