|Target audience:||Nurses and doctors who have completed their cytology training in the past and who require the three-yearly update.|
|Time:||09:30 to 13:30|
Please log in at 09:15 for registration and audio/visual check.
The session will start promptly at 09:30 and finish at 13:30 with appropriate comfort breaks throughout the morning.
|Delivery mode:||MS Teams|
|Overview:||Prior to attendance the delegate is requested to review their last 20 samples taken to determine adequacy of their sample taking and to highlight any issues to discuss.|
The update covers all the requirements that are set by the NHS Cervical screening programme to ensure that the sample taker has met the guidance for continuing to take samples.
Some of the topics that will be covered are:
|Aims:||The half day will cover all the changes that are taking place in cervical screening and the impact this has on patients, the practitioner, and the laboratories.|
|Learning outcomes:||After completion of the Update the delegate will have up to date information about the changes that are taking place in cytology screening to enable them to be proficient in taking cervical samples and giving information to women and people with a cervix.|
|CPD points/accreditation:||3.5 CPD hours. RCGP accredited.|
|Format:||PowerPoint presentation, scenarios, storytelling, interaction with the delegates and online questions and answers.|
|Presenter:||Val McMunn Msc, RN, RM, Cert ed, Independent nurse prescriber.|
|Feedback from previous sessions:||“A good refresher on what’s changed in recent years and useful to hear other people’s experiences.”|
“I found it useful to understand more about how the HPV vaccine has changed the risk of cervical cancer for younger people.”
“The information on different factors influencing uptake feels like it will help our practice with our screening rates.”
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