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AOL18 The ABC of sexual health

Course summary

This half day course will give participants more confidence in working with patients who present with sexual health issues. It is ideal for community clinicians who require an overview of sexual health issues, infections and how to introduce sexual health history taking into consultations. This study session gives participants a foundation level of knowledge they can build on if developing a speciality in sexual health.

Who should attend?

  • Practice nurses
  • School nurses
  • Non-medical prescribers
  • Registered nurses
  • Allied health professionals


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
0.5 day(s) 3 hour(s) POA

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Aims / objectives

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Have a basic knowledge of common sexually transmitted infections
  • Be able to discuss sexual health and take a history
  • Understand HIV and possible presentation in general practice 
  • Understand prevention of transmission of infections including HIV 

Course programme

  • Welcome and introduction to the course
  • STI’s and HIV overview
  • Talking about sex      
  • Taking a sexual health history
  • Risk reduction, staying safe and prevention of infection
  • Questions, evaluations and close

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