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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS FOUNDATION COURSE

Updated and Revised Courses from the British Association for
Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)
Accredited by The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
Recognised for CPD
AIM OF THE COURSE
To equip participants with the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes for the e ective management of STIs.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
KNOWLEDGE
• describe the principles of STI service provision
• recognise the issues relating to con dentiality, partner noti cation and treatment
• demonstrate basic knowledge of the epidemiology and the factors involved in the transmission of STIs
and how to prevent transmission
• demonstrate basic knowledge of STIs, their presentation, diagnosis and management
• indicate where and when to refer patients
SKILLS
• demonstrate competency, and feel comfortable, in taking a sexual history
• demonstrate the skills necessary to inform patients about reducing their risk of sexual infections and
risk of unplanned pregnancy
• optimise care pathways for patients through improved links with local services (GUM, Sexual Health,
Contraceptive services, Psychosexual services, Microbiology, TOP services and Primary Care)
ATITUDES
• demonstrate an appreciation of the lifestyle and circumstances of others and how this may re ect in
their presentation and impact on their management.
• recognise the range of human sexuality, lifestyles and culture and the impact this has on transmission/
prevention counselling
• demonstrate an understanding of how one’s personal beliefs could a ect the consultation

STIF CORE: 10th October 2020
STIF PLUS: 11th October 2020

Course fee (includes Breakfast, Tea break & Lunch)
STIF CORE €180 (early bird €160),
STIFPLUS €180 (early bird €160),
BOTH DAYS €360 (early bird €300),
Early bird off er up to 3 months prior to course.
You can book and pay online at www.iddoctor.info/stif-2020
Course registration forms and further information may be obtained from:
Gordana Avramovic, Tel +00353 1 716 4562, Email gavramovic@mater.ie


SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE IN PLACE FOR THIS COURSE
Details of the e-learning modules and a Course Pack will be sent to you
nearer the time with your receipt. Recognised for CPD.

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