Preparing your practice to deliver medical abortion - Webinar 3
On-demand recorded 6 Jun 2022
Early medical abortion (EMA) is a mechanism that can be used to respond to an unintended pregnancy with one in five Australian women will have an abortion in their lifetime. However access to services, particularly in rural areas, and high out-of-pocket costs remain significant hurdles for women wishing to exercise reproductive choice (Family Planning Alliance Australia, 2016).
This webinar will focus on preparing a general practice to deliver medical abortion. It will highlight the considerations a general practice and their teams should make regarding resources, training, and preparation for medical abortion. This includes patient and practice support needs.
- Evaluate the considerations and resources required before starting a medical abortion service
- Identify the training requirements prior to starting a medical abortion service
- Identify and describe the administrative requirements prior to starting a medical abortion service
This event attracts 2 CPD points
This event is part of AusCAPPS webinar series. Events in this series are:
Dr Amy Moten
Chair RACGP Specific Interests Sexual Health Medicine
Dr Amy Moten is the Coordinator, Medical Education at SHINE SA where she provides clinical education to doctors, registered nurses and midwives and other health professionals in South Australia. She also works as a GP with a special interest in sexual and reproductive health care and is Chair, RACGP Specific Interests Sexual Health Medicine.
Dr Richard Mayes
Richard Mayes is a GP / Obstetrician in Castlemaine, Central Victoria. Practices across Goldfields Medical Group: Lyttleton Street Medical Clinic, Bendigo Health and Castlemaine Health. GP Registrar Supervisor, Medical Educator and Clinical Hub Coordinator for Monash University Medical School for the Bendigo region. National instructor for the Australian Maternity and Reproductive Education (aka ALSO) and PROMPT training programs. Amateur dance instructor for Silver Tops Dance Therapy. He also enjoys his roles as ‘The Bird’ mascot for an annual local fun run – RunTheMaine, and as a Castlemaine parkrun race director and parkrun social prescriber.