Management of Gynaecology in the Community

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Accredited course fees: £500 (10 credits) or £600 (20 credits).

Course is available as individual CPD days at a cost of £150 per day.

Module Overview

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. 

The module will provide accredited certification and validation of competencies including skills to enable autonomous practice in dealing with more complex problems and the ability to critically evaluate current research in the field of gynaecology. 

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a conceptual and systematic understanding of the theory and demonstrate ability to deal with complex issues underpinning gynaecological disease, prevention and management in the community. 
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the aetiology, pathophysiology and presentation of gynaecological disorders and the diagnosis and classification of gynaecological disorders based on current information 
3. Evaluate critically the management of gynaecological disease and prevention of long term complications according to current guidelines 
4. Explain the roles of the multidisciplinary team in gynaecological disease care to improve health outcomes (as recommended in relevant national policy documents) 
5. Manage gynaecological disorders in the community safely and effectively using the practical competencies acquired, systematically dealing with complex issues. 
6. 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; identifying gaps in knowledge or standards and, if necessary, establishing techniques for implementing changes to practice. 
7. Understand the requirements for supporting GP practices and primary care services in the management of gynaecological conditions through education.


10/20 credits

The 10 credit module does not involve any clinical practice and is therefore available to international students unable to practice within the UK

Module Dates
9-11 April 2018

3 day block of training


10 credit

MCQ Exam   30%
Clinical Protocol     70%

20 credit

MCQ Exam   30%
Evidence Based Case Study     70%
Clinical Assessment within practice PASS/FAIL

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Stand Alone Course

This module can also be taken as a stand-alone course if required. To apply, please contact Amy Partleton, Programme Administrator, 0121 414 2677,

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Fee if taken as a stand alone course

Accredited course fees: £500 (10 credits) or £600 (20 credits).

Course is available as individual CPD days at a cost of £150 per day.

For information on fees please contact the Programme Administrator.

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course 

1. Health Care professional with first degree or equivalent AND
2. Practising GP or practice nurse for 3 years minimum

Towards MSc/PGDip/PGCert

This is an optional module for students undertaking the Clinical Primary and Community Care  MSc/PGDip/PGCert programmes which can also be taken as a standalone course if required

Our Standard Requirements

International Requirements