30 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
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Course Overview

This two-day course provides up-to-date, evidence-based information on a broad range of reproductive and sexual health topics. It explores the physical, emotional, mental and social aspects of reproductive and sexual health. The course content is delivered by a clinical educator and a member of the school’s education team. It includes lectures, clinical information, scenarios, case studies and demonstration of activities used in group education.

Participating in this course will enable you to provide sexual and reproductive health information to young people (adolescents) in both clinical and educational settings.

Course content

  • Talking sexual health
  • Sexual and gender diversity
  • Young people sex and the law
  • Respectful relationships
  • Contraception
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Social media, sexting and pornography
  • Sexually transmissible infections
  • Resources and referral

The course is held at our Melbourne CBD site and includes a tour of the clinic space.

Entry Requirements / Eligibility

This course is open to registered nurses (division 1 and 2) and registered midwives (division 1).

Previous experience in reproductive and sexual health is an advantage but not a requirement.

Who would benefit from this course?

Nurses and midwives working with young people (adolescents) in secondary schools, clinics and community settings.


Certificate of attendance: Let’s Talk About Sex: addressing the needs of young people (for nurses).

Total Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours: 12


Action Centre, Level 1, 94 Elizabeth street, Melbourne VIC 3000