SRH Essentials for Primary Care

Are you a primary care practitioner interested in developing your sexual and reproductive healthcare knowledge and skills?

 

Then our SRH Essentials in Primary Care course is for you.

The SRH Essentials Course is aimed specifically at healthcare practitioners working in primary care settings.  It provides an interactive day with scenario based learning, presentations, time for discussion, questions and role play. It is relevant for those needing an introduction to SRH and also provides a useful update for more experienced staff. These courses are delivered in a variety of locations across the UK. SRH Essentials is not a competency based course and it is not assessed. 

 At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Develop the skills and confidence to consult with patients about their sexual and reproductive healthcare needs
  • Recommend an appropriate method of emergency contraception 
  • Review the COC, POP and injection contraceptive methods
  • Carry out sexual health risk assessments 
  • Identify when patients are at risk of STIs

Who is this course for?

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Physicians Associates
  • Paramedics
  • Other Healthcare Professionals working in Primary Care
“Thoroughly informative day, very well presented” 
Practice nurse, Preston

Entry Requirements

To be eligible to register on an Essentials course, you must have a GMC, NMC or PAMVR number. This will be checked by the Lead Facilitator of your course.

Learning

SRH Essentials for Primary Care is a one day course to help you develop the skills and confidence to consult with patients about their sexual and reproductive healthcare needs. 

It consists of 3 main topic areas:

  • Emergency Contraception
  • Other methods of contraception
  • STIs

Interactive and practical, the course uses a variety of activities to cover these topics, including scenario based learning, presentations, time for discussion, questions and role play. SRH Essentials is not a competency based course and it is not assessed. 

Attendees will be provided with a workbook, which contains supporting documents for use on the day and for future reference.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance following the course.

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Fees

Our SRH Essentials courses are run by trained FSRH facilitators and delivered locally, so registration fees can vary depending on location.

Fees currently range from £60 to £165. 

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How to Book

SRH Essentials courses are run by FSRH facilitators and delivered locally. To register on a course, visit our SRH Essentials course page, select the course of interest and the orange booking button on the right. 

 

Upcoming course dates include:

11 December 2018 Birmingham
13 February 2019 London
27 February 2019 Nottinghamshire
2 April 2019 Wimborne
4 April 2019 London
5 April Harrogate

 

FAQs

I had some training in SRH a while ago, but I want to refresh my knowledge, is SRH Essentials for me?

Yes, SRH Essentials is a good way to update your SRH knowledge.

I cannot prescribe, is SRH Essentials still suitable for me?

Yes, non-prescribers can attend SRH Essentials.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, or need further information, you can:

Or contact Casimira Walker-Smith  at edofficer2@fsrh.org, or call 020 7724 5675.

 

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Personal Beliefs Guidance

Please ensure you read the FSRH Personal Beliefs Guidance in advance of the course.