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Welcome to FPQ’s health professional education and training.

FPQ is a leading provider of specialist education and training in the area of sexual and reproductive health for doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.

FPQ is a Registered Training Organisation and is an accredited provider with Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine; and the Royal College of Nursing, Australia.

In addition to our calendar of scheduled courses and events, we provide customised training and professional development on a range of topics, at a location that suits you, in diverse formats, for both individuals and for organisations. More details.

For more information please contact FPQ on 07 3250 0240 or info@fpq.com.au.


Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia (SH&FPA) Certificate in Sexual & Reproductive Health - (for Medical Practitioners)

The SH&FPA Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health is recommended for medical practitioners who wish to increase their knowledge and clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health. Course information.

Please read course curriculum for further information on course content.

Cost including GST:

Dates

29 April 2015 - 1 May 2015 REGISTER HERE (Cairns)
15-17 July 2015 REGISTRATIONS OPEN 18 May 2015 (Brisbane)
23-25 September 2015 REGISTRATIONS OPEN 27 July 2015 (Townsville)
18-20 November 2015 REGISTRATIONS OPEN 21 September 2015 (Brisbane)


IUD/Mirena Insertion Training

FPQ provides supervised clinical training for the insertion of copper and progestogen bearing IUDs. Course information.

Dates

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Adolescent Sexual Health

CONNECTIONS: Sexual and reproductive health: asking, assessing, assisting young people

This full day workshop aims to increase clinicians’ confidence in communicating with and assessing young people. Designed for GPs, overseas trained doctors (IMGs), GP registrars, nurse practitioners and practice nurses, the CONNECTIONS workshop builds specific communication and consultation skills to use with young people attending general practice for contraception and other sexual health concerns. The workshop uses filmed scenarios of consultations and includes interactive exercises to explore topics such as discussing confidentiality, assessing Gillick competence, medicolegal and child protection issues.

Participants will receive a workbook and a CD with extensive resources to support the clinician, young people and parents and carers.

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CONNECTIONS is also now available as a CD Rom and DVD resource package for medical and nurse education providers. [ details ]

Connections

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Contraception Overview - suitable for GPs, DRANZCOG candidates and nurse practitioners

This module has been specifically designed for doctors undertaking training for the DRANZCOG but is also suitable for other doctors and nurse practitioners.

All methods of contraception will be covered in a full day theory workshop where the emphasis will be on practical aspects and case based discussions. Prior to the workshop-all participants will be expected to have completed pre reading.

Participants can then arrange 3 half day practical sessions working with experienced staff at an FPQ clinic.

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Tailored Clinical Attachment

FPQ offers a flexible clinical attachment to medical practitioners & nurses, providing an opportunity for one-on-one supervision and training in the clinical setting that can be tailored to the individual clinician's needs. The clinical attachment may be arranged at any of the FPQ clinics across the state. For further information.


Contraceptive Update Seminars

The Contraceptive Update is a one to three-hour seminar that provides an update on current information and recommendations about contraception. Course information.

This training can be delivered in your workplace. Dates and costs individually negotiated.


Cervical Screening Updates

The Cervical Screening Update Workshop is a practical workshop for doctors. It is targeted at GPs and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who have limited skills or confidence in cervical screening.

These workshops are geared to provide varying degrees of theory, clinical skills review (practical), clinical skills tutorial, model/pseudo client demonstrations, clinical attachment and include:

All workshops attract RACGP QI &CPD points.

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Implanon NXT Insertion Training

MSD (Merck, Sharp & Dohme) provides Implanon training for doctors. The training is presented by FPQ with a view to familiarising doctors with Implanon NXT and correct insertion methods.

The new insertion device Implanon NXT is now available and the previous device has been withdrawn. All doctors, including former Implanon inserters, will be required to undergo training to insert Implanon NXT. For more information on training options, dates and venues go to http://www.msdonline.com.au/nxt. Doctors will need to login as the site is password protected to ensure access only by health professionals. If you do not have an access code (as provided in an earlier mailing) then you can log in under the box labeled 'new users without access code' and fill out your details. An email will be sent to you within 48 hrs to set up a password and you can then access the site.

If doctors need any assistance logging into the site you can call  1800 230 330.


Doctors training and events calendar

For further details about any event, please click on the 'plus' button.
To register for any of the courses click on event details, complete and fax the registration form.

Date Details Location Who should attend Region Hidden search terms Event Type Extra Info Y/N Nationally recognised training Units Further information Contact
20/02/2015 GP Cervical Screening Skills Update Workshop - CANCELLED Brisbane GPs, IMGs Brisbane GPs, IMGsr ClinicEd Y RACGP & ACRRM 40 Category 1 ALM RACGP QI & CPD and ACCRM points apply info@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0240
26/02/2015 Health Professional Cervical Screening - FULL Brisbane Nurses and Allied Health Brisbane Nurses and Allied Health ClinicEd Y info@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0240
11/03/2015 Webinar: Healthy and safe: Supporting sexual development in early childhood and OSHC Online Professionals working with children aged 0-12 years and/or their families in sectors such as: Early learning and child care, OSHC, education, health, disability, child protection and residential care Online Professionals working with children aged 0-12 years and/or their families in sectors such as: Early learning and child care, OSHC, education, health, disability, child protection and residential care EDU Y Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
19/05/2015 Traffic Lights guide: Understanding sexual behaviours of children and young people Online Professionals working with children, young people and/or their families in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential care, early learning and child care Online Professionals working with children, young people and/or their families in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential care, early learning and child care EDU Y Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
21/07/2015 Webinar: Pimples, periods and pubic hair: Puberty & young people with a disability Online Professionals working with children, young people and/or their families in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential care, early learning and child care Online Professionals working with children, young people and/or their families in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential care, early learning and child care EDU Y Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
05/08/2015 Webinar: Healthy and safe: Supporting sexual development in early childhood and OSHC Online Professionals working with children aged 0-12 years and/or their families in sectors such as: Early learning and child care, OSHC, education, health, disability, child protection and residential care Online Professionals working with children aged 0-12 years and/or their families in sectors such as: Early learning and child care, OSHC, education, health, disability, child protection and residential care EDU Y Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
13/10/2015 Webinar: Masturbation: Positive behaviour support for people with a disability Online Professionals working with young people and adults with a disability in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential and day services Online Professionals working with young people and adults with a disability in sectors such as: Education, health, disability, child protection, residential and day services EDU Y Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
none Introduction to sexual and reproductive health theory All Nurses All EN, EEN, RN, RM, Midwife nurse ClinicEd Y     www.fpq.com.au/pdf/SDLP.pdf Tamson McKenny, Clinic Education Support Officer, email: cliniced@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0241
none Sexual and reproductive health clinical attachment FPQ clinics Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners All RN, RM, Midwife nurse ClinicEd Y Royal College of Nursing, Australia Introduction to sexual and reproductive health theory module has been endorsed by APEC number 060210224 as authorised by Royal College of Nursing Australia according to approved criteria. Attendance attracts up to 50 RCNA CNE points as part of RCNA's Life Long learning program (3LP). www.fpq.com.au/pdf/ClinicalAttachmentModule.pdf Rachael Brennan, Administration Officer — Training Programs
email: trngadmin@fpq.com.au phone: (07) 3250 0241
none Tailored clinical attachment FPQ clinics GPs, DRANZCOG candidates, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners All RN, RM, Midwife, General Practitioner, Doctor, dr, GP registrar nurse ClinicEd Y Tamson McKenny - Clinic Education Support Officer
email: cliniced@fpq.com.au phone: (07) 3250 0249
none Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse Authorisation All Registered Nurses All Registered Nurses ClinicEd Y Tamson McKenny - Clinic Education Support Officer
email: cliniced@fpq.com.au phone: (07) 3250 0249