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Contraception, healthy relationships and healthy sexuality

Contraception, healthy relationships and healthy sexuality

Overview

The aim of this module is to enable health care and allied professionals / practitioners working with young people to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to the delivery of information relating to relationships, sexual health, sexual diversity and contraception and enable prescribing of contraception by those in a professional position to do so.

This module enables the student to develop critical thinking when reviewing theoretical aspects of sexual development relationships and sexual diversity, and provides the opportunity to demonstrate clinical competence in all of the subject areas.

This part time course can be accessed by registered healthcare professionals and allied workers working within the field of sexual health who have studied and gained 120 credits at Level 5 and have previous study relating to child protection (L2 or above).

 

What you will study

Subjects include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the reproductive system
  • Healthy relationships vs non healthy relationships
  • Healthy Sexuality through the ages
  • Sexual diversity and gender
  • Vulnerable groups and sexual exploitation
  • Sexual violence and rape
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Unplanned pregnancy and abortion
  • Identifying ‘risk’
  • Contraception including LARC
  • Nurse prescribing
  • Sexually transmitted infection
  • Intervention and behaviour change
  • Effects of teenage pregnancy
  • Working with individuals, groups and communities
  • The C.Card System

Credits

20 credits at Level 6 or Level 7

Course dates

September/October 2018

Course duration

9 weeks academic study in total, comprising of 8 weeks university study (1 day a week) 1 week directed study plus clinical time.

Entry requirements

Entry applications are open to students who have Level 5 study or above and have previous study relating to child protection (L2 or above). This part time course can be accessed by registered healthcare professionals and allied workers working within the field of sexual health.

A DBS will be required.

Location 

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Assessment

There are two parts to the assessment:

1)      A 2500 word reflective account of a case addressed in practice – subject choice will be the students choice but within the realm of topics included

2)      A clinical portfolio of evidence

Both aspects will expect links of theory to practice and require critical analysis of relevant literature.  

Fees

Funding is available for some BCUHB staff.  Please contact Jenny Jacobsen for details of funding potential.


For more information and to book contact Jenny Jacobsen on 01978 293474

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