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This subject involves the theory and practice of sensitive women's health screening, including cervical, breast and bowel screening. Innovative teaching and learning techniques will be utilised with support from University academic staff and clinical preceptors (supervisors).
Intended learning outcomes
- Understand the conceptual basis and underlying principles of screening and apply these principles to cervical screening and breast screening
- Conduct cervical screening tests in an appropriate and sensitive manner utilizing appropriate communication strategies
- Communicate results effectively to women and manage recall systems
- Understand and apply current best practice in alignment with the National Cervical Screening Program: Guidelines for the management of screen detected abnormalities, screening in specific populations and investigation of abnormal vaginal bleeding.
- Promote evidence based health screening, including breast and bowel screening, in the context of a women's health consultation
On completion of the subject students should be able to demonstrate:
- An ability to plan strategies for improving the management of information in the workplace
- An ability to work with colleagues to develop best practice in the delivery of health related programs
Last updated: 6 December 2019