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SHORT COURSE IN CONTRACEPTION AND FERTILITY

ABOUT THIS COURSE

In 2017 6,949,000 women were using a modern method of

contraception. Because of that contraceptive use, 1,824,000 unintended

pregnancies were prevented, 349,000 unsafe abortions were

averted, and 1,000 maternal deaths were averted. Knowledge of

effective contraception & fertility planning is imperative to assist

patients.

The FPD course will prepare the Professional Nurse to render a family

planning clinical service.

The FPD course is aligned to the Department of Health guidelines and

is also aligned to 3-unit standards.


WHO SHOULD ENROL

Registered Nurses who are required to offer oral and injectable contraceptives

to their clients.


COURSE DESIGN

A 5-day interactive workshop with lectures and practical demonstrations.

Aligned to Unit Standards: 259363, 260406, 119559

Aligned to the national contraception & fertility planning policy &

service delivery guidelines & The national contraception, fertility

planning policy.


COURSE CONTENT

The course consists of 12 modules which includes all modern contraceptive

methods available in South Africa including:

• Contraception Policy, Guidelines & Protocols

• Professional & Ethical conduct

• Patient Rights, Values & Culture

• Principles of Counseling

• Drug Interaction

• Signs & Symptoms of STI’s

• Effective Monitoring & Evaluation

• Family Planning Methods

• Implanon Insertion

• Pap Smears

• IUCD Insertion


DURATION

5 days contact and

3 months to complete the POE & practical assessments


ASSESSMENT

• Theory - Multiple choice questionnaire paper

• Practical assessment on insertion of one Implanon and one

IUCD after completion of the POE


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• Proof of SANC Registration as a Professional Nurse

• Booking is essential

• Payment must be settled before training is undertaken


ACCREDITATION

Accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health

Professionals - for a total of 23 clinical points on Level 2.


CERTIFICATION

To qualify for the certificate of competence, participants should fully

attend the workshop, complete the theoretical and practical

assessment and successfully complete a Portfolio of Evidence.


TO BOOK, PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK - https://bit.ly/3uRaZyz


COURSE FEE

R6 200 (Incl VAT)

TUTORIAL DATE

2 - 6 August 2021

VENUE

Cape Town


Registered with the Department of Education as a Private Institution of Higher Education under the higher education act, 1997. Reg No. 2002/HE07/013


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Tel: 087 821 1109 / Fax: 086 550 3692

Email: nursing@foundation.co.za

FPD is a member of the SAMA Group

173 Mary Rd, The Willows

P.O. Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040

www.foundation.co.za


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