NSW Sexual & Reproductive Health in Primary Care


Delivery Mode:
06 Apr - 13 Apr
9:30 am
Online - Zoom
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Community Based Practitioners, Doctors, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This two-part online course aims to provide practitioners with an overview of sexual and reproductive health care in general practice, covering sexual health, sexual history taking, STI screening, contraception and unintended pregnancy.   

This training also discusses how STI screening can be integrated into contraception and unintended pregnancy consultations.

Date and Time: 

Part 1: Saturday, April 06th, 2024. 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (AEDT) 

Part 2: Saturday, April 13th, 2024. 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (AEST) 

Please note that full attendance of both parts of the course is required for accreditation points and a statement of attendance to be issued.

CLICK HERE to download the flyer for this event.


Target Audience: 

GPs, GP registrars, nurse practitioners, practice nurses, and other health professionals working in primary care settings. 


Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the components of sexual health 
  • Implement effective sexual history taking 
  • Integrate evidence based STI screening into practice 
  • Define current contraceptive options and their relevant counselling points  
  • Demonstrate an approach to unplanned pregnancy including counselling and discussion of options


Speakers & Course Components: 

Part 1 | Saturday 06 April 2024 

Presented by:    

  • Cherie Bennett, Medical Educator, ASHM  
  • Dr Caran Cheung, General Practitioner, Mascot Medical 

Course Components

  • Incorporating SRH discussions into consultations 
  • Sexual history taking 
  • Guidelines for STI testing 
  • Sample collection 
  • Approach to common STIs 
  • Contract tracing


Part 2 | Saturday 13 April 2024 

Presented by:   

  • Dr Caroline Harvey, SRH GP, Co-Director Iris Education  
  • TBC

Course Components

  • Components of Sexual Health 
  • Implementing effective sexual history taking 
  • Integrating evidence based STI and cervical cancer screenings into practice 
  • Current contraceptive options and counselling points 
  • Discussion on unplanned pregnancy, including counselling and discussion of options


Endorsement and CPD: 

This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program. 40 points allocated. Approved by ACRRM for 6 Educational Activity PDP hours.  



Attending is course is FREE. This course is a collaboration between ASHM and IRIS Education, and funded by NSW Health.  


For more information: 

Please contact ASHM Education at [email protected] or call 0431 320 429. 


Help us keep ASHM courses free! 

At ASHM, we are committed to developing a sustainable HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexual health workforce. We pride ourselves on the ability to offer high quality educational opportunities, that are free to attend. If you are unable to attend one of our courses, please let us know as soon as possible, high rates of non-attendance impacts ASHMs ability to continue providing free education. You can cancel your attendance by calling 0431 320 429 or emailing [email protected] 

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