Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women

0.5 day course $0.00 (Currently FULLY funded)

This program includes competency BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

The Benchmarque Group has been engaged by the Australian Government Department of Health to deliver a program to support promoting participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander women.

 

Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women

The Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women course aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and promoting the benefits of regular cervical screening to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women.

The course delivery includes a half-day face-to-face workshop and an online assessment.


Who can come along:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community leaders
  • Healthcare providers, including non-clinical support staff
  • Anyone working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women to support the benefits of regular cervical screening.

* This program is for women only attendees
* This is not a clinical program and does not provide competency for the Cervical Screening Test (previously Pap Test)

The Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women course is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.

Snapshot

Course Outline

This program aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and to promote the benefits of regular cervical screening to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women.

Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of the course students will be able to:
• Identify the skills and knowledge required to manage an ongoing relationship with a client
• Describe the changes arising from the renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program
• Refer women to the current information and resources to support and promote participation in the National Cervical Screening Program
• Use a range of culturally appropriate strategies to promote cervical screening among Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women
• Develop recall and follow-up activities in order to improve participation in cervical screening in their health service.

Units of Competency

This program contains an accredited Unit of Competency: BSBCUS402 Address customer needs.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites. The program is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses,
General Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Managers, non-clinical support staff, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community leaders.

Pre Reading

There is no pre-reading

Course Delivery

• Half day face to face workshop
• In-class activities assessed by facilitator
• Online assessment completed via BenchmarqueIQ

Assessment Requirements

To achieve competency in this course, students must:
• Demonstrate competency through a range of classroom-based case studies and scenarios
• Competently complete an assessment covering essential knowledge and skills.

What to expect

The half-day workshop involves several interactive group activities covering various techniques for promoting participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women.

What to bring

All course materials are supplied. Students find having a few different coloured pens and a highlighter can be useful.

Assessment Period

12 months.

The time is calculated from when a student is provided with online access to their assessment. Within the BenchmarqueIQ platform, students will be provided an initial 6 months to complete and submit all required assessment activities. Friendly email reminders will be sent to students to ensure an assessment is completed on time. At the completion of the 6 month period, students can request up to a maximum of 2 extensions, each extension being for a period of 90 days. If requesting a second extension, the request must be in writing.

If the entire 12 month period expires and a final assessment has not been submitted, The Benchmarque Group reserves the right to deem the assessment Not Competent and remove the student from the program.

CPD Hours

As a general guide, one (1) hour of active learning equates to one (1) hour of CPD. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning have been completed. The hours of active learning estimated above should act as a guide to CPD hours.