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2022 Course content

Women’s health is a broad term, encompassing sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy care, mental health, and intimate partner violence.  Consultations with females aged 15+ years comprise 51% of all encounters in Australian general practice.

As in other fields of medicine, over recent years there have been many significant changes in the assessment and management of many women’s health issues in primary care. The Medcast ‘Women’s health in General Practice’ course has been developed to address the latest research and practice updates in the field.

The Women's Health for general practice course covers the following topics:

  • Breast pain
  • Contraception
  • Depression (ante and postnatal depression, and psychosis)
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause/MHT
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Ovarian cancer NEW
  • Preconception care (including genetic carrier screening) NEW
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • STI's and sexual health
  • Vaginal discharge/recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis
  • And more...

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