GPs and nurses are in a good position to identify patients who are engaging in non-suicidal self-injury. This presentation will equip health professionals with some simple skills to identify possible non-suicidal self-injury, engage in supportive conversations about self-injury and ways to make an appropriate referral.
- Understand the definition of female genital mutilation and cutting
- Gain awareness of the prevalence of and reasons for FGM/C, worldwide and within Australia
- Identify the types of FGM/C
- Assess the immediate, intermediate, intermediate, and long-term health consequences
- Discuss the pregnancy outcomes resulting from FGM/C
- Reflect on unconscious bias or assumptions, particularly regarding history taking and provision of care
- Gain awareness of effective surgical and public health interventions
- Understand the legal ramifications
Managing Heavy Menstrual Bleeding – An Update of Management Options (25 mins)
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