Improving access to sexual and reproductive health services in Hume, Whittlesea and Yarra Ranges

  23 May 2024  NEPHU   |   Third party content – view disclaimer

North Eastern Public Health Unit (NEPHU) is offering a fully funded sexual and reproductive health scholarship program. This fantastic opportunity is open to health professionals (general practitioners, nurses and midwives) who work in the regions of Hume, Whittlesea, or Yarra Ranges.

The specialised training program aims to increase access to best practice sexual and reproductive health care where data has identified a need for these services. By participating in the NEPHU Scholarship Program, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and insight into sexual and reproductive best practice.

This program, which is facilitated by Sexual Health Victoria, will contribute towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for successful recipients*.

On completion of this training, participants will receive the following certificates:

  • Family Planning Association Australia (FPAA) National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health (*37 hours RACGP CPD accredited activity – doctors).
  • Sexual Health Victoria’s Certificate of Completion: Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health (*45 hours CPD – nurses and midwives).

All applications will be reviewed and assessed according to specific selection criteria, based on the needs of the catchment.

Applications for the scholarship close at 5pm (AEST), Thursday, 20 June 2024.

Upcoming webinar

If you are interested in applying or would like further information, Sexual Health Victoria, NEPHU and Health Translations will be hosting an webinar on Thursday, 13 June 2024 from 6-7pm.

The session will include an in-depth overview of the training that is being offered as part of this scholarship program.

Click here to register for the webinar. Registrations close at 5pm (AEST), Monday, 10 June 2024.

To find out more and apply, visit this page.

Disclaimer: This article was provided by NEPHU. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is accurate, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network does not warrant or represent the accuracy, currency and completeness of any information or material included within.