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Contraception and Sexual Health ML2112

Session Overview

This session is dedicated to exploring the effective management of patients seeking contraceptive advice and addressing various sexual health presentations. Participants will gain valuable insights into different contraceptive options, evidence-based treatment strategies, and the importance of individualised care plans to improve patient concordance. Additionally, the session will emphasize the significance of appropriate referrals to family planning nurses or sexual health facilities for comprehensive care.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the diverse contraceptive options available to patients.
  2. Identify suitable treatment strategies based on individual patient needs and preferences.
  3. Explore current evidence and treatment guidelines in the context of contraceptive advice and sexual health.
  4. Recognise the significance of adapting strategies to align with individual care plans, enhancing patient concordance and adherence.
  5. Understand the importance of referring patients to family planning nurses or sexual health facilities to ensure comprehensive and specialised care.

 Session Content

  • Introduction :Overview of the session’s objectives and the importance of effective contraceptive advice and sexual health management.
  • Contraceptive Options : Discussion on various contraceptive methods, including hormonal, barrier, and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).Benefits, risks, and effectiveness of each contraceptive option.
  • Individualised Treatment Strategies : Addressing patient preferences, medical history, and lifestyle factors in selecting the most suitable contraceptive method. Consideration of coexisting medical conditions and potential drug interactions.
  • Evidence-Based Practices and Guidelines: Review of current evidence and treatment guidelines related to contraceptive advice and sexual health presentations.. Ensuring evidence-based decision-making for improved patient outcomes.
  • Adherence and Patient Concordance : Understanding patient perspectives and barriers to contraceptive use and sexual health management. Strategies to enhance patient concordance and promote adherence to prescribed treatment plans.

Who Should Attend

The session on “Contraception and Sexual Health Presentations” is relevant and beneficial for a diverse range of healthcare professionals and practitioners involved in women’s health, sexual health, and family planning

CPD Hours : 3

Lecturer: Dr Hayley Jenkins FSRSH qualified GPwSI Womens Health

Hayley Jenkins, FSRSH GP

This is a recording and requires completion on MCQ.

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Enrolled: 1 student
Duration: 3
Lectures: 5
Video: 1
Level: Advanced