Women’s Health Management in Primary Care

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Course Delivery & Duration

This women's health training course uses our proven and popular combination of self study and face to face workshops. Six months of self-directed study is facilitated by a distance learning pack and concludes with two days of compulsory workshops. Attendance at a mid-course study session is optional.

Students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

Notional Study Time 300 hours (accredited) or 250 hours (CPD)
Duration 6 months

Suitable For

GP, Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioners

Accreditations

Teesside University UCPD Women's Health Management 30 Credits Level 6

Certified by the CPD Certification Service

Outline Content

This six month women's health training course is designed to further develop practitioners with the knowledge and skills to facilitate the holistic management of women’s health issues in primary care. The module focuses on the management of sexual health, contraception, breast and cervical screening, continence and menopause and the services available to support this. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the health needs of the individual, health promotion and empowerment of the woman and on multi-professional collaboration.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowl3edge of altered physiology related to an aspect of women’s health.
  • Evaluate the principles underpinning approaches to assessment and management of different aspects of women’s health.
  • Evaluate the principles underpinning approaches to assessment and management of different aspects of women’s health.
  • Synthesise, appraise and evaluate evidence from a range of sources to underpin the care and management of women’s health.
  • Demonstrate intellectual flexibility in the application of relevant theory to the management of women’s health.
  • Evaluate information obtained during patient assessment that will identify women at risk of female-related disorders.
  • Develop and evaluate health care strategies appropriate to the management of women’s health.
  • Ensure all interventions are underpinned by the ethical and legal frameworks which support professional practice.
  • Plan, manage and evaluate an appropriate prescription of care according to the individual women’s health needs.
  • Demonstrate effective academic writing skills appropriate to level 6 (accredited course only)

Section Headings

  • Introduction
  • Adult Life
  • Contraception
  • Screening
  • Menopause and Ageing
  • Sexual Health

Assessment

This is in two parts:

1. Unseen Examination (all students)
A one hour unseen examination comprising of True/False statements based on the content of the module.  The pass mark is 80%. The examination takes place on the afternoon of the second day of the two-day workshop. The learning outcomes addressed are KU 1 and 3, PP 1.

2. A 3,000 word assignment that analyses and evaluates the management of one area of women’s health (accredited students only)
This may be on one specific area of health such as cervical screening or a patient focussed case study. If selecting a patient for the case study consent must be obtained in accordance with the SOHSC policy. The learning outcomes addressed are KU 2, CI 1 and 2, PP 1 - 4, KT 1 - 2. The assignment in submitted one month after attending the two-day workshop.

Assessment Criteria

  • Provide an appropriate and detailed rationale for the topic
  • Undertake a systematic analysis and evaluation of how the chosen topic is managed
  • Demonstrate a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the normal and/or altered physiology underpinning the chosen topic of women’s health
  • Support arguments, ideas and proposed management with reference to relevant ethical and legal frameworks, professional and national policies and guidance
  • Generate recommendations for the future development of practice from the discussion and evaluation
  • Adhere to the School of Health & Social Care guidelines for presentation and referencing
  • Adhere to the School of Health & Social Care policy for confidentiality and consent

2. Unseen Examination
A one hour unseen examination comprising of True/False statements based on the content of the module.  The pass mark is 80%. The examination takes place on the afternoon of the second day of the two-day workshop. The learning outcomes addressed are KU 1 and 3, PP 1.

All the tutors were clear, pitched information well and allowed discussion of topics.