Management of Gynaecology in the Community

Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Medical and Dental Sciences
Monday 3rd (09:00) - Wednesday 5th April 2017 (17:00)
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Amy Partleton
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Course Summary

This module is aimed at general practitioners and practice nurses working in the community required to develop competencies in the management of gynaecological disorders to an advanced level.  Some prior knowledge of basic community gynaecology and sexual health is required before undertaking this course which can be taken as an entire MSc module or as three stand alone CPD days. Each day has a distinct theme so you can choose those most relevant to your professional requirements. 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate systematic understanding of the theory and demonstrate ability to deal with complex issues underpinning gynaecological disease, prevention and management in the community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the aetiology, pathophysiology and presentation of gynaecological disorders and the diagnosis and classification of gynaecological disorders.
  • Evaluate critically the management of gynaecological disease and prevention of long term complications according to current guidelines.
  • Explain the roles of the multidisciplinary team in gynaecological disease care to improve health outcomes (as recommended in relevant national policy documents)
  • Manage gynaecological disorders in the community safely and effectively using the practical competencies acquired.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of clinical governance for gynaecological conditions, their management, developing audit tools and performance indicators to ensure services are being delivered to an acceptable standard.


Day One - General Gynaecology Update 1 - menorrhagia, cervical and vulval disease and incontinence
Day Two - General Gynaecology Update 2 - infertility, pelvic pain and menopause
Day Three - Contraception and sexual health in the community


Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard – GP & Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham
Dr Jennifer Byrom – Consultant and Lead Clinician for the Vulval Service, Birmingham Women's Hospital
Dr Eki Sangha – GPwSI Gynaecology, Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Course details

Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited? 
20 MSc credits awarded for completion of assessment, (Pass/Fail). This will take place with local supervision.

Three days - £500
Single day - £175
(Bench fee applies, please enquire for details)

How to apply 
For more information please contact Amy Partleton
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Fees will be refunded on a sliding scale as follows: within 2 weeks prior to course date 25% refunded; 2-4 weeks prior to course date 50% refunded, 4-6 weeks prior to course date 75%; 6 weeks plus 100% refund. It may be possible to transfer your reserved place to another available date when 6 weeks or more notice is provided, transfers with less than 6 weeks before date of course are subject to administration fees.
Please note that some of our courses are subject to bench fees. Please enquire for further details.