Date: 02 Dec 2020 - 03 Dec 2020
Start time: 08:45AM
End time: 05:50PM
Venue: Remote Delivery
Following the ongoing restrictions on face-to-face contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this
Menopause Special Skills Course
will be delivered virtually.
This course will provide you with knowledge and confidence to advise and treat women before, during and after menopause within your working environment. It is aimed at healthcare professionals who primarily work in the field of women's health, including doctors, nurses or pharmacists. The course provides the theory component of the FSRH menopause special skills training module. Clinical training and assessment of competence can lead to the 'Certificate in Menopause Care of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology'.
The medical course organiser is Dr Sarah Gray, who has developed this training programme since its inception in 2003. She is a GP and previously the Clinical Lead for the Menopause Service in Cornwall. She is an accredited Faculty Registered Primary Trainer in Menopause. Dr Gray will be joined by Dr Jane Davis, who is also a GP and Primary Trainer in Menopause. Jane holds the BMS/FSRH Advanced Certificate in Menopause Care and was originally trained by Sarah. Additional experienced clinicians will be available for discussion and to answer questions throughout the two days.
This course is suitable for a doctor or nurse who is already providing women’s healthcare whether in primary care, sexual health, community or acute gynaecology settings.
The course material is entirely NICE NG23 compliant. The format promotes discussion of how the recommendations can be applied to every day clinical practice. It is both pragmatic and practical in outlook. You will be sent a short list of resources to provide baseline information and enhance the experience. Speakers summarise each topic to the whole group which then divides into workshop groups of no more than 10 delegates plus a menopause expert to discuss a variety of related clinical scenarios. This provides the opportunity to handle products, ask questions and really make sure that you understand.