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Contraception for HCA's

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Contraception for HCA's

Contraception training for health care assistants.

Course Code

CS6068

Course Date

24th October 2017

Places Available

Course Fee

£180.00
Course Description

After this study day the HCA will be able to:-

  • Understand how to collect urine and correctly conduct a pregnancy test at the appropriate time to ensure an accurate result.
  • Understand the menstrual cycle in relation to the contraception methods and how they work.
  • Be enabled to collect information from a woman to give to a practitioner to enable them to make diagnosis and give appropriate treatment in relation to contraception.
  • Have an understanding of the issues related to collecting a sample from an asymptomatic patient for basic screening in a practice setting.

This day does not enable HCA to work alone to conduct pill checks, conduct sexual health screening or give contraception injections to patients.