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This is a public health and clinical subject for health professionals working or hoping to work in the area of sexual and reproductive health. It covers the following topics :sexually transmissible infections (prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment), contraceptive choices for women during their reproductive life and the theory and rationale behind the provision and performance of Pap smears. Nurses who complete this subject will gain the theoretical knowledge necessary to undertake the clinical component for Pap smear provider accreditation. This subject is focussed on the clinical and practical aspects of sexual and reproductive health.
Intended learning outcomes
On completing this subject students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the main clinical issues relevant to health professionals in providing sexual and reproductive health services.
At the end of this subject students are expected to have developed critical thinking and analytical skills, an ability to find, evaluate and use relevant information, written communication skills and problem solving skills.
Last updated: 29 October 2019