On Thursday 25th and Friday 26th June 2015, in conjunction with Coast City Country GP Training, SHFPACT presented the first two days of the FPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors.
This 2-day sexual health workshop is compulsory for GP registrars, and this year we had 40 participants attend, some of whom will go on to complete the full 6 day Theory and Examination components of the certificate. Day One covered contraception including Short Acting Hormonal Contraception, Barrier Methods, Fertility Awareness, Female Sterilisation, Vasectomy and Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC).
This year, as an added session, SHFPACT was able to provide an evening Face to Face Implanon Insertion training session to 22 participants of the workshop.
Day Two provided information on STIs, Management of Breast Lumps, Cervical Screening and Menopause.
Many thanks to Dr David Voon, Dr Bronwyn Devine, Dr Alex Tyson and Dr Anne Bicknell as our external presenters, as well as to SHFPACT doctors Jenny Leung, Clare Holberton, Tracey Baker and Rosa O’Kane for their tireless efforts in preparation and delivery.
The feedback from the participants was excellent, and there have been many requests from participants to register for the remainder of the course.
The course continues in October 2015 with four further days of theory sessions and examination.