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Family Planning Tasmania provides professional learning programs throughout the year.  As part of the Family Planning Alliance Australia we are able to provide the latest best practice information, supported by current research.

UPCOMING EVENT: Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) seminar for Doctors, Registered Nurses and Midwives!
This FREE seminar will provide you with the up-to-date knowledge and resources to discuss LARC confidently with your patients.
Thursday 18th February – Burnie Arts and Function Centre – 5:30pm for full course details including points accreditation please download the flyer

For more information or to register please contact Kath Hinde, Practice Manager of Family Planning Tasmania khinde@fpt.asn.au

    FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors:

    (previously the SRH certificate) This is a nationally accredited certificate by the Family Planning Alliance Australia (FPAA), Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). The practical clinical placement for medical practitioners can be undertaken at either our Hobart or our Launceston site.
    Applicants need to have attended the theory course and passed the theory exam prior to commencement of the practical placement. It is strongly recommended the applicant is at least two years post-graduation. Applicants are required to attend for seven sessions, with the first involving observation only. During subsequent sessions the applicant will conduct consultations under the supervision of an FPT Doctor. The seven sessions can be undertaken at either the Launceston or Hobart clinic, depending on availability. Cat 1 CPD points apply.
    To enquire or register for a placement please contact srhcertificate@fpt.asn.au

    IUD (Intra-Uterine Device) insertion training

    Training is provided by accredited staff at our Hobart site in conjunction with FPV (Family Planning Victoria). Currently training is available at our Hobart site only.
    Applicants need to be competent in women’s health prior to starting the course. Applicants attend for one theory session and usually three clinical sessions, during which time they will receive comprehensive training in the assessment, insertion, routine follow up and management of complications with IUDs. Cat 1 CPD points apply.
    To enquire or register for training please contact iudtraining@fpt.asn.au

    Extended Skills Registrar Placement

    Applicants need to have passed all components of the Sexual and Reproductive Health certificate as above, before undertaking registrar placement. In addition they need to be minimum GPT3 registrars. Registrar placements can be undertaken at either our Hobart or our Launceston sites, depending on availability. Registrars will begin by observing sessions and then, as their competencies develop, will proceed to running their own consultations with supervisor support. Registrars are expected to insert IUDs during their placement with Family Planning Tasmania and appropriate training will be available to registrars if they require it.
    To enquire or register please contact gpregistrar@fpt.asn.au

    Pap Smear Observation

    Doctors or nurses who may not be familiar with current Australian best practice in sexual health consultations and examinations, may observe sessions with either a Family Planning Tasmania nurse or doctor, to increase their knowledge in these areas. To make an enquiry or register please contact info@fpt.asn.au

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