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 email@example.com.
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. Course participants may be eligible to apply for the health professional scholarship program.
Cost including GST:
- $2,400 - full certificate - theory and clinical attachment
- $2,200 - full certificate - earlybird or GP Registrar*
- $1,800 - theory only
- $1,600 - theory only - earlybird or GP Registrar*
IUD/Mirena Insertion Training
FPQ provides supervised clinical training for the insertion of copper and progestogen bearing IUDs. Course information.
- Individually arranged between FPQ and GP.
Cost including GST:
- 2014 - costs $750.00 inc gst Registration
- Clinical Education Support Officer 07 3250 0241
- EMail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange training.
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.
Cost including GST:
- $250.00 ($30 discount to FPQ members)
- Friday 7 March 2014 - FULL
- Tuesday 12 August 2014 - (registration)
CONNECTIONS is also now available as a CD Rom and DVD resource package for medical and nurse education providers. [ details ]
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.
Cost including GST:
- $550.00 - ($30 discount to FPQ members) includes workshop, 3 clinical training sessions and a copy of Contraception: an Australian clinical practice handbook
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:
- Principles of population health/screening
- Health promotion/disease prevention
- Knowledge of aetiology of cervical cancer
- Awareness of National Policy on Screening/NHMRC Guidelines for treatment of screen-detected abnormalities
- Interaction and communication skills
- Strategies to assist in service provision to women with specific needs (disability, CALD backgrounds, Indigenous women
- Education in basic theory and clinical experience in performing a Pap smear
- Interpretation of cytology results
- Follow-up and referral practices
- Quality assurance activities eg recall/reminder systems
All workshops attract RACGP QI &CPD points.
- Friday 28 March 2014 - Brisbane - Registration closed
- Friday 25 July 2014 - Brisbane - Cancelled. To be rescheduled
Cost (including GST):
- $715.00 ($30 discount to FPQ members)
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|
|18/08/2014||Do you know the signs? Child protection and personal safety education training for primary school teachers||Ipswich||Primary school staff||Ipswich||teachers, educators, guidance, safety||EDU||N|
|27/08/2014||Webinar: Pimples, periods and pubic hair: Puberty & young people with a disability||Online||Professionals working with children, young people or families in education, health, disability, child protection, residential care, early learning and child care||All||teacher, educator, aide, school, counsellor, guidance, young, special education||ClinicEd||Y||Test your system at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html||Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: email@example.com, phone (07) 3250 0246|
|28/08/2014||Teaching sexuality in a special needs context||Brisbane||Education professionals working with children and young people with a disability: teachers, teacher aides, guidance officers, behaviour support staff, head of special education programs, alternative education||Brisbane||Education professionals working with children and young people with a disability: teachers, teacher aides, guidance officers, behaviour support staff, head of special education programs, alternative education||RTO||Y||Should participants wish to complete the assessment, successful completion will lead to a Statement of Attainment in CHCCD402B Develop and provide community education projects, in partial completion of the qualification CHC40808 Certificate IV in Community Development. Assessment for this course includes work-based activities related to the unit of competency and will require additional work outside of course contact time.||Administration officer, Branka Bogdan on (07) 3250 0246 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|02/09/2014||Because "Don't touch!" is not enough: Sexual behaviours and positive behaviour support||Toowoomba||Professionals who work with young people and/or adults who have a disability in a range of settings including: supported accommodation, employment services, community access, post school options, respite care||Toowoomba||Professionals who work with young people and/or adults who have a disability in a range of settings including: supported accommodation, employment services, community access, post school options, respite care||RTO||Y||Should participants wish to complete assessment, successful completion will lead to a Statement of Attainment in CHCDIS404C Design procedures for support, in partial completion of the qualification CHC40308 Certificate IV in Disability. Assessment for this course includes work-based activities related to the unit of competency and will require additional work outside of course contact time.||Administration officer, Branka Bogdan on (07) 3250 0246 or email@example.com|
|16/10/2014||Traffic Lights: Introduction to understanding sexual behaviours of children and young people||Brisbane||Professionals working with children and/or young people across a range of settings including: schools, early childhood, disability, child protection, youth and community and health care||Roma||Professionals working with children and/or young people across a range of settings including: schools, early childhood, disability, child protection, youth and community and health care||RTO||Y||Administration officer, Branka Bogdan on (07) 3250 0246 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|30/10/2014||Traffic Lights Master Class: Working with children and young people with problem sexual behaviours||Gold Coast||Case managers and team leaders working in child protection, education, residential care and disability support.||Gold Coast||Case managers and team leaders working in child protection, education, residential care and disability support.||EDU||Y||Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: email@example.com, phone (07) 3250 0246|
|12/11/2014||Webinar: Healthy and safe: Supporting sexual development in early childhood and OSSHC||Online||Professionals working with children aged 0-12 years and/or their families in sectors such as: Early learning and child care, OSSHC, 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, OSSHC, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (07) 3250 0246|
|TBA||Cervical screening update||Brisbane||Medical Officers, GPs||Brisbane||Medical Officers, GPs, doctor||ClinicEd||Y||RACGP & ACRRM||40 Category 1 ALM RACGP QI & CPD and ACCRM points apply||Tamson McKenny, Clinic Education Support Officer, email: email@example.com, phone (07) 3250 0241|
|TBA||SHFPA Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health Theory||Brisbane||Medical Officers, GPs, GP Registrars, Sexual Health Registrars, PHO, DRANZCOG candidates||Brisbane||doctor, MD, medical officer, GP||ClinicEd||Y||RACGP & ACRRM||Module 1 (theory) and Module 2 (OSCE)= 40 category 1 points Module 3 (clinical training) = 40 category 1 points||Tamson McKenny, Clinic Education Support Officer, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (07) 3250 0241|
|none||HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and sexual health promotion with young people||All||Teachers, professionals working with youth||SBYHN, education||RTO||Y||Partial completion of an RTO qualification from the Community Services Training Package||CHCCD413E Work within specific communities||www.fpq.com.au/youthproject/resource_materials.html||Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: email@example.com, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (07) 3250 0241|
|none||IUD/Mirena insertion training||By arrangement||Medical practitioners||Brisbane||General Practitioner, Doctor, dr, GP registrar||ClinicEd||Y||Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)||RACGP: 40 category 1 points||www.fpq.com.au/pdf/IUD_Training_Info.pdf||Clinical Education Support Officer
email: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: (07) 3250 0249