SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS FOUNDATION COURSE  

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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 effective 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 confidentiality, partner notification, 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) 

ATTITUDES 

  • demonstrate an appreciation of the lifestyle and circumstances of others and how this may reflect 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 affect the consultation 

In person and online course 

STIF CORE: 10th September 2022 

STIF PLUS: Sunday 11th September 2022 

STIF CORE €180 

STIF-PLUS €180 

BOTH DAYS €360 

Early bird offer (3 months prior to the course): 

STIF CORE (€160) 

STIF-PLUS(€160) 

BOTH DAYS (€300) 

VENUE: Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, 21 Nelson St, Dublin 7, Ireland 

Details of the e-learning modules and a course manual will be emailed to you nearer the time with your receipt.

Course registration forms and further information may be obtained from: 

Gordana Avramovic, Tel +00353 1 716 4562, Email gavramovic@mater.ie 

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