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Activity description

140934 - Contraceptive implant workshop

SHQ (Sexual Health Quarters)

Covers patient counselling, managing common problems with implants, and practice inserting and removing implants with a simulation model

Relevance to General Practice

Contraceptive implants are the most effective method available in Australia, and GPs who have the skills to offer insertion and removal will be able to improve access to this method. Training is vital to prevent insertion and removal complications

Learning outcomes

  1. Explain the main advantages and disadvantages of contraceptive implants
  2. Outline the main strategies for managing bleeding related to contraceptive implants
  3. Demonstrate safe insertion and removal of a contraceptive implant with a simulation model

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • The conduct of the consultation is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the sociocultural context

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Infection control and relevant clinical practice standards are maintained

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Women's health
  • Sexual and reproductive health
Specific requirements
Women's Health

Session summary


Tuesday 19 February 2019
12:00am - 8:00pm


KAMSC, 27 Napier Tce, Broome


Face to face




All attendees welcome

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Teresa Duffield
T: 08 9227 6177