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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 an accredited provider with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; the 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:

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


Family Planning Alliance Australia (FPAA) National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health for Doctors

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

Please read course curriculum for further information on course content.

Cost including GST:

Dates

9-11 September 2015 REGISTRATIONS CLOSED (Townsville)
11-13 November 2015 REGISTRATION OPENS 21 September 2015 (Brisbane)

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


IUD/Mirena Insertion Training

FPQ provides supervised clinical training for the insertion of copper and progestogen-bearing IUDs. Please see Course information for more details.

Dates

Cost including GST:

Contact


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:

Dates:

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

Connections

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


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.

Dates:

Cost (including GST):

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


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
14/10/2015 Positive & Protective: Promoting healthy sexuality in children and young people Toowoomba Staff working with children and young people in a range of settings including: education; out of school hours and vacation care; early childhood; family support; community access and respite care Toowoomba Staff working with children and young people in a range of settings including: education; out of school hours and vacation care; early childhood; family support; community access and respite care EDU Y 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
15/10/2015 Teaching sexuality in special needs context Ipswich 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 Online 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 EDU Y Branka Bogdan for registration or enquiries, email: adminrto@fpq.com.au, phone (07) 3250 0246
29/09/2015 Sexuality, sexual health and young people Brisbane Youth workers, residential care workers, health professionals, allied health professionals, tertiary students Brisbane Youth workers, residential care workers, health professionals, allied health professionals, tertiary students EDU Y 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 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