Deepen your understanding of contraception and sexual health, including how sexuality and sexual health services are impacted by external factors. Consider the cultural, political, legal and ethical contexts of human sexuality and contraception. Enhance your ability to help people access services to make informed choices for themselves.
The course will develop your understanding of contraceptive and sexual health. It will be of interest if you’re in a role which involves providing information about contraception and sexual health; perhaps you work in health, social care or education.
You’ll explore all methods of contraception, gain an insight into sexually transmitted diseases and learn about the impact of sexuality on the individual, the family and wider society. You’ll consider contraception and sexual health care across the entire reproductive lifespan as well as thinking about access for those with disabilities. You’ll look at factors which influence human sexuality and the surrounding legal and ethical issues.
You’ll consider the cultural, political, legal and ethical contexts of human sexuality and contraception and enhance your ability to help people access services and make informed choices for themselves.
You’ll submit a 3,000-word assignment, in which you’ll critically analyse an issue of your choice in relation to contraception and/or sexual health care practice.
Any professional involved in health, social care or education will find this module of interest, especially where your role involves providing information on contraception and sexual health.
You can take the first two days as our Family Planning Appreciation workshop for CPD credits without the need for assessment.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
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Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
To access this course, you will:
This module is at degree level and requires a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.
Workshop continuing professional development (2 days)
February 2018, November 2017, January 2018
Short course continuing professional development (Half day)
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