This short online course developed by The Royal Women's Hospital delivers foundation knowledge and skills required to provide comprehensive best practice early medical abortion care.The primary target audience is Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Pharmacists and Social Workers who have a role in sexual and reproductive health care.
GPs who wish to become a certified prescriber of MS-2 Step will need to register online, and complete the free online training module.
The Royal Women's Hospital's Clinical Champion Network is a state-wide program that aims to improve access to safe and effective medical and surgical abortion and long acting contraception care by increasing training and capacity within outer metro, regional hospitals and primary healthcare.
The Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health currently offer 12 free and accredited learning modules on rural sexual health care. The modules can be taken individually or as a group, with RACGP and CDP points allocated accordingly:
Sexual Health Victoria offer a variety of certificate and non-certificate courses, for professionals including doctors, nurses and midwives, teachers, youth and community workers and disability professionals. Course topics include:
A private online community for primary health care providers who are interested in increasing women's access to long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) and medical abortion. This Community of Practice is designed to help clinicians connect with peers and access expert knowledge and information.
This is a legal education kit for educators to assist young people to understand their legal rights and responsibilities and make informed decisions about sex and relationships. The program covers topics including age of consent, consent, cyberbullying and sexting. It includes an eLearning module and teaching resources.
This short course has been developed by us at 1800 My Options, aimed at support and health workers. The online course will provide you with an understanding of contraception, abortion and sexual health rights and options in Victoria and the barriers that can affect access to sexual and reproductive health services.
Children By Choice offer a variety of training and professional development opportunities within the non-directive pregnancy options and post-abortion space. Training topics include post-abortion counselling, abortion doula skills, and reproductive coercion and abuse, and are delivered both online and in-person.
VHHITAL delivers comprehensive education and training for the primary health care workforce for the diagnosis, treatment and management of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections (STI).
A quick reference tool to support clinicians through the process of a contraceptive consultation, with reminders of key discussion points and considerations to work through with patients. The resource includes a quick reference table summarising advantages and disadvantages of different contraceptive options.
Monash University’s Department of Forensic Medicine and consortia partner, the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM), have developed a three-unit Course for health practitioners in Recognising and Responding to Sexual Violence. The training will equip healthcare professionals to recognise and respond appropriately to adult disclosures of sexual violence.