Interests: Family Planning / Birth Control / Contraception / Primary Health Care
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 was 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 and endorsed by the Dept of Health and aligned to 3 unit standards.
Registered Nurses who are required to offer oral and injectable contraceptives to their clients
Aligned to Unit Standards: 259363, 260406, 119559
Aligned to the National contraception & fertility planning policy & service delivery guidelines & The National contraception, fertility planning policy. Blended learning. On-line / e-learning followed by a
3 ½ day Interactive workshop with lectures and reflective exercises.
Accredited according to the HPCSA CPD Guidelines for Health Professionals - for a total of 23 clinical points on Level 2.
Successful candidates will receive a Department of Health (DOH) Certificate of Competence. Participants should fully attend the workshop and successfully complete the theoretical assessment.
R 9 145.00 (Inclusive of VAT)