Contraception Update for the Nursing Team

This event is currently full. However you can register now and you will be added to a waiting list. You will be notified if spaces become available.

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This event is currently full. However you can register now and you will be added to a waiting list. You will be notified if spaces become available.

Contraception Update for the Nursing Team

Event Summary

This half day is suitable for Practice Nurses and AHPs who already have a good understanding of contraception and sexual health care, and are regularly managing these requests in practice.

Wednesday, 12 June
09:30 - 12:30
Zoom Online Event

Main Contact

Lead Team
+442382122912
This training course is accessible for wheelchair users.
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.

Event Speakers & Trainers

Mrs Amber Truscott
Mrs Amber Truscott
Speaker & Trainer
Dr Fiona Sizmur
Dr Fiona Sizmur
Speaker & Trainer
This training will be run over Zoom. To participate you will need to install Zoom on your device, and ensure it is has a microphone, speaker, and camera. Please Note: Some trainers will no longer allow you to stay on the call if you do not have your camera operating.

Log into Zoom 09:15 session runs 09:30 to 12:30

To participate you will need a device capable of running Zoom, that also has a microphone and speaker, a camera is beneficial but not essential.

Introduction 

This half day is suitable for Practice Nurses and AHPs who already have a good understanding of contraception and sexual health care, and are regularly managing these requests in practice.

Aims

Through a mix of lectures, small group work and case discussion, the course aims to advise you about any updated practices and provide help and support in managing problems with contraception and more complex cases.

Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Have confidence in assessing patients who require contraception or who wish to switch methods.
  • Understand when emergency contraception might be required and the best option to offer.
  • Manage problems which may arise during the repeat issuing of CHC, POP and Depo.
  • Manage problems which may arise for patients using coils and Implants

Please note this session will NOT be recorded

Event Speakers & Trainers

Mrs Amber Truscott
Mrs Amber Truscott
Senior Nurse Manager

Amber trained at Surrey University and qualified as a nurse in 2000. She has a background of working in Gynae and worked in Primary care for the last 12 years specialising in women’s health. Amber was the Senior Nurse Manager at a GP Partnership before taking on the role as Regional Nurse Manager for Hampshire. She is passionate about leadership and supporting people to lead high-quality services for our patients, and reach their full potential.

Amber's other passion is education and teaching, and is a Faculty Register Trainer. She set up contracts with Universities and the GP Practices to have student nurses for placements in the locality in which she works, which has been a positive experience as nurse educators are key in developing the future workforce.

Dr Fiona Sizmur
Dr Fiona Sizmur
Other

Fiona qualified as an obstetrician and gynaecologist in 2002 and then went on to subspecialise in Reproductive and Sexual Health where I have worked for the last 20 years, including 5 years working in fertility. is a trainer for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health delivering training to medical students, nurses, general practitioners and speciality trainees, on a 1:1 basis for the Faculty Diploma, letters of competence for coils and implants, in small group work, providing updates and courses, as well as speaking at conferences. She is also Training Programme Director for Speciality Training in the Region, and an Educational Supervisor. She also works clinically as a Consultant within Solent Sexual Health Services in the Basingstoke and Andover areas. ’s aim is to support clinicians’ development through practical training programmes, thereby increasing the accessibility of high- quality contraception and sexual health advice for patients.

Our Sponsors

Event Sponsor
Gedeon Richter

Price List

Name

Description

Price (Inc VAT)

All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area

This option is for everyone working in a Practice in the Wessex LMC catchment area that does not fit into one of the other options on offer.

£110.00

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Nurses & AHPs
 
We are delighted that NHS South East have agreed to fund this course for all AHPs & members of the Nursing Team working in Practices in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. To access this funding you must be an Allied Healthcare Practitioner or member of the Nursing Team working in a Practice in Hampshire (excluding North East Hants) or the Isle of Wight.
 
£00.00

Non Members

This is the cost if you are not working in a Practice in the Wessex LMCs catchment area. £220.00

Waiting List

Please be advised there are spaces available on this course unless it states otherwise. If a course is full you will be given the option to book on the waiting list. If you are on the waiting list and a place becomes available, you will be notified automatically you do NOT need to contact Wessex LMCs. 

Refunds

All delegate fees are non-refundable, however, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 for fees of £100 or less, or £10 for fees more than £100.

Attendance Details

In certain circumstances, we will share details of attendance or non-attendance with the person who booked and/or funded this course for the delegate. If you have any objection to your attendance status being shared, please can you contact Louise Greenwood (Director of Education & Training, Wessex LMCs) at least 48 hours before the start of the training on louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Pharmaceutical Sponsorship

This event may be sponsored by pharmaceutical company/ies having the opportunity for promotional product presentation at the start of the meeting. No pharmaceutical companies have been involved in the selection of speakers, agenda items, or any other matters relating to this training. Your name and Practice will be shared with the Rep but not your email address

 

Further Dates

Contraception Update for the Nursing Team
23 October
13:30 - 16:30
Zoom Online Event
Event Information

Introduction

This half day is suitable for Practice Nurses and AHPs who already have a good understanding of contraception and sexual health care, and are regularly managing these requests in practice.