STIs in Pregnancy

Offered By

Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians describes the sexually transmitted and other genital infections that can affect pregnancy. It also explains the diagnosis and where it may differ between pregnant and non-pregnant patients, complications, treatment and management, considering the relevance of the trimester and risk to the foetus and mother.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
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Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the antenatal screening programme for STIs in pregnancy

Summarise the immunological and physiological changes in pregnancy that influence the response to STIs

Describe special considerations for the management of STIs in pregnancy 

Describe the approach to the pregnant woman with symptoms

List the STI and other genital infections that can affect pregnancy

Discuss interpretation of results for specific infections and their implications for management

Describe the complications to the mother and impact on the foetus of specific infections