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Cervical Screening

WHAT IS THE CERVICAL SCREENING TEST? The Cervical Screening Test (CST) aims to prevent cancer of the cervix (also called cervical cancer). Cervical cancer is preventable with regular cervical screening because pre-cancerous changes can be found and easily treated, so cancer does not develop. Most people who do develop cervical cancer have either never had cervical screening or have had screening less often then recommended. Cervical screening saves lives! WHAT IS THE CERVIX AND WHERE IS IT? The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) and is located at the top of the vagina. [ID:...

Easy, Quick, Private, Life Saving! You can now do a Self-Collected Cervical Screening test

The new Self-Collected Cervical Screening Tests now make it easier, quicker, and more private. This is how it works and why you should get tested. It could save your life! WHAT IS THE CERVICAL SCREENING TEST? The Cervical Screening Test is a simple test that is one of the best ways we have to prevent cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is preventable with regular cervical screening because pre-cancerous changes can be found and easily treated so that cancer does not develop.

Well Women's Screening Course

The aim of this course is to equip nurses working in primary care with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve competency in undertaking Cervical Screening Tests in the context of a well women's screening consultation. Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT is the leader in integrated sexual and reproductive health workforce development, including post-graduate sexual and reproductive health education for nurses and doctors in the ACT region. High-quality continuing professional development for the nursing and allied health workforce is central to SHFPACT’s strategic directions to ensure...

Cervical Screening : Impact Over Time: Case Study

The way SHFPACT has responded to and promoted important changes in medical technology and innovation in healthcare provision, through its direct clinical services, its focus on skilling the health and health promotion workforce, and community education and information services, provides an exemplar of how the edge of our work is always moving in the right direction to achieve our purpose of improving sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Canberra community.

Make your sexual health check less, erm ... awkward

Many people find the idea of a sexual health check awkward or embarrassing. After all, it’s not every day someone you barely know asks you intimate details about your sex life or asks to examine your genitals.