Course Outline

Online OnlyCPD CertifiedAccredited
Electronic Pack
2 day workshop at venue
Optional revision day
Case study submission
CPD hours250250300
Credits30 level 6
ExamOnlineAt venueAt venue

This six-month module aims to enable practitioners to further develop the necessary knowledge and skills to facilitate the holistic management of women’s health issues in primary care. It focuses on the health needs of the female population. It considers 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 individual woman, empowerment of the woman and on multi-professional collaboration.

Suitable For

Dietician, GP, Nurse, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Registered Healthcare Practitioners


Teesside University UCPD Women’s Health Management in Primary Care 30 credits Level 6


CPD Certified

Content Includes

  • Normal female anatomy and physiology
  • Pre-conceptual counselling
  • Principles of gynaecological surgery
  • Continence
  • Contraception – applied pharmacology
  • Sexual health and sexually transmitted infections, symptoms, diagnosis and management
  • Breast and cervical screening
  • Menopause management – HRT and alternatives
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psycho-social aspects of care

Dates & Locations

Start Date
Your choice of start date
Six months

All students will take a one hour unseen examination comprising True/False statements based on the content of the module.

Students on the university accredited module will also submit a 3000 word written essay.