Cytology Update

Duration : 1 Day                                CPD Hours : 6


Course Aims


·Workshop aims to ensure that on completion, the Health Care Professional maintains their competence in taking cervical samples for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP).




  • Cervical Screening Programmes and Annual Reviews and the impact of new research taking place relating to new initiatives in sample taking.

  • An overview of  anatomy and physiology of the cervix to aid understanding.

  • Health and safety, infection control, and confidentiality when taking smears.

  • Inadequacy tests and how to reduce them.

  • HPV and the impact on testing and its relation to cancer and warts

  • What happens in the laboratory and what information is require in relation to completing the HMR101 request/reporting form and fail safe initiatives to ensure safe practice.

  • Use of images to discuss what is normal and  abnormal when looking at cervix and what you need to know when taking smears.

  • An insight in colposcopy if a woman needs treatment.

Cervical Quiz

Cost : £150.00 incl VAT

Location : London

Dates : tbc

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