Womens Health Series Module 1

Date08 March 2018
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time16:00
TypeClassroom based
LocationWarrington
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, First5

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All our Women's Health courses are discounted for RCGP members.

Our Women’s Health update courses are a series of 5 separate modules that take place throughout the year. Based on the RCGP curriculum statement: Women’s Health 3.06, the modules are tailored to a primary care perspective. 

It is recommended you consider attending as many of the modules as you can.  This does not have to be done all in one go, you can consider completing the modules over a number of years if this suits your training requirements. 

 

The course is suitable for:

All GPs, GP trainees and allied health care professionals wishing to refresh their knowledge on women’s health.

 

The modules are as follows

Module 1

Conception - subfertility, assisted conception and vaginal discharge - management in primary care. Course date: 8 March 2018.

Module 2

Antenatal Care - preconception and special populations, women with hypertension, epilepsy, diabetes, and obesity.  Course date: 17 May 2018.

Module 3

Gynaecological cancers and benign gynaecological disorders.  Course date: 12 July 2018.

Module 4

Contraception and teenage pregnancy issues. Course date: 27 September 2018.

Module 5

Medical problems in the older woman - menopause, urogynae and osteoporosis and women's mental health.  Course date: 29 November 2018.

 

VenueCentre for Reproductive Health , Daresbury Park, Warrington, WA4 4GE
Maximum capacity22
Emailmersey@rcgp.org.uk
Phone0151 708 0865
ContactRCGP Mersey
Faculty/DepartmentMersey Faculty

Course programme

Module 1 programme:

Topics Covered:

Conception

Subfertility

Assisted conception

Vaginal discharge

 

9.00

Registration, tea and coffee.

9.15

Welcome and introduction - Luciano Nardo, Consultant Gynaecologist.

Normal conception - the facts and preconceptual care.

Male and female factors in conception - modern physiology and advice to patients embarking on pregnancy: antiepileptic meds, antifolate meds, ACEI, ARBS, advice about lifestyle, diet and folic acid.

10.30

Tea and coffee break.

10:45

Diagnosis and investigation of subfertility in GP clinics.

Definitions of subfertility, aetiologies, differentials, GP investigations, and when to refer.

The Subfertility clinic and assisted conception including ethical issues in conception and the law.

Subfertility investigations, ethics and the law including ages and NHS vs private therapy, types of assisted conception and outcomes.

12.30

Light buffet lunch and refreshments

1.15

Normal vaginal discharge and non-sexually transmitted infections.

Reminder of ovulatory cascade and bleeding, candidiasis, GpB haemolytic strep, bacterial vaginosis.

Sexually transmitted infections and when to use the sexual health clinics.

Chlamydia, Gonorhoea, HSV, HPV, syphilis, HIV, diagnosis, investigations, therapy in GP or referral.

Pelvic inflammatory disease - symptoms, signs, differentials, investigations, when to treat in GP and when to refer to secondary care

4.00

Final comments and close

 

 

Other Modules:

Module 1

Conception - subfertility, assisted conception and vaginal discharge - management in primary care. Course date: 8 March 2018.

Module 2

Antenatal Care - preconception and special populations, women with hypertension, epilepsy, diabetes, and obesity.  Course date: 17 May 2018.

Module 3

Gynaecological cancers and benign gynaecological disorders.  Course date: 12 July 2018.

Module 4

Contraception and teenage pregnancy issues. Course date: 27 September 2018.

Module 5

Medical problems in the older woman - menopause, urogynae and osteoporosis and women's mental health.  Course date: 29 November 2018.

Facilities

  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Refreshments

Facilitator/Speakers

Dr Jane Wilcock, BSc. FRCGP. Medical Educator and part-time GP

 

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