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Gynaecology Assessment & Examination

1st November 2023

Gynaecology Assessment & Examination

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 




This evidence-based, two-day, comprehensive workshop aims to develop the clinical knowledge and examination skills of Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working in first contact care. The course covers a wide range of commonly presenting gynaecological conditions.

Contents are underpinned by reference to contemporary national guidelines and competences, from organisations such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE); Public Health England (PHE); the Royal College of Obstetricians Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

"Fantastic two days. One of the best courses I've ever attended!"

"Extremely informative and practical skills explanation outstanding. Would highly recommend"

"Valuable, interesting, informative course delivered by really experienced clinician"

Past course delegates


Commonly presenting conditions include:

  • Disorders of the vulva and vagina
  • Update on sampling, cytology and colposcopy
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding and discharge
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Pelvic pain related to common gynaecological disorders
  • Commonly presenting cancers of the female genital tract
  • Problems in early pregnancy
  • Menopausal problems and associated treatments
  • Genital prolapse and insertion of vaginal ring pessaries

Clinical skills:

  • Taking a gynaecological history
  • Bi-manual examination of the female genital tract
  • Correct insertion of Sims’s and Cusco’s specula
  • Update regarding investigations and sampling
  • Diagnosis and assessment of vaginal prolapse
  • Fitting of ring pessaries

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 Aims & Objectives

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of common gynaecological conditions and their management.
  • Develop clinical examination skills of the female genital tract.
  • Anticipate and understand appropriate investigations and management a wide range of gynaecological conditions


Course Details




2 Full days 9:15 - 16:30