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Activity description

156073 - Cervical Screening Update Webinar

Family Planning NSW

A 1.5-hr webinar which includes the up-to-date information about the National Cervical Screening Program, with time allocated to case studies and Q&A

Relevance to General Practice

The NCSP update webinar discusses the epidemiology and public health aspects of HPV and cervical cancer; the screening and management pathways for special consideration groups, and relevant practice points; and the follow up of abnormal results. Cervical screening program is delivered at primary healthcare level and is therefore within the scope of practice for GPs.

Learning outcomes

  1. Review the current National Cervical Screening Program and the changes that have been implemented since December 2017
  2. Using case studies, work through special consideration scenarios in cervical screening
  3. Update on the national HPV Vaccination program
  4. Improve confidence in performing cervical screening, and the referral pathways for abnormal results (safety)

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

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
  • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

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

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
  • Women's health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Partnering organisations

Cancer Institute NSW

This activity is also available on these dates


Session summary


Wednesday 6 November 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm








All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs and practice team

For more information contact...

course coordinator
T: 0287524300