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?
- Physicians Associates
- Other Healthcare Professionals working in Primary Care
“Thoroughly informative day, very well presented”
Practice nurse, Preston
To be eligible to register on an Essentials course, you must have a GMC, NMC, GPhC or PAMVR number. This will be checked by the Lead Facilitator of your course.
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
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.
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.
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. If there is no booking button, instead please use the contact details for the course to register directly with the organiser.
Upcoming course can be found on our events page.
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.
If you have any questions, or need further information, you can:
- Look at our FAQs to see if your question is answered there
- View upcoming SRH Essentials course dates
Or contact Conor Runswick at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 020 7724 5675.
Please be aware that we cannot advise on queries related to specific courses as these are organised and run locally- contact details for course organisers can be found on each Essentials event listing.
Compliments and Complaints
If you have any feedback about our Essentials courses, please visit our compliments and complaints page.
Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights for any FSRH course including documents, materials and content belonging to and produced by the FSRH should not be used for purposes other than FSRH training. Should you wish to use any of the IPR for purposes other than FSRH training you must seek the FSRH’s approval in writing with your request via our copyright request form. We aim to respond to submissions of this nature within one working week.
Personal Beliefs Guidance
Please ensure you read the FSRH Personal Beliefs Guidance in advance of the course.