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FSRH Diploma: A nurse’s view
Date: 18 Sep 2020
Author: Emma Toy
Nurse Emma Toy shares her views on completing our Diploma as part of a pilot last year.
Taking the FSRH’s redesigned Diploma (DFSRH) was a very positive experience for me. Throughout the qualification, I worked closely with my trainer, one of our experienced doctors. Regular observations enabled me to develop a deeper understanding in all the assessed areas and the clinical guidance that underpins our work - while also forging a great friendship with my colleague.
The assessment day was a little daunting(!) but I ensured I was prepared and it was delivered in a professional and supportive way.
I’m now six months on from completing my DFSRH and I feel competent in my role. The journey throughout my qualification has been a very organised and supportive process. I’ve gained excellent knowledge and understanding to deliver safe and professional contraceptive advice.
I would recommend the DFSRH to anyone considering it.
Applications for our FSRH Diploma (DFSRH) are now open. Find out more about our redesigned Diploma and how you can apply.