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HEA8404 Sexual and Reproductive Health

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060399 - Nursing not classified


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or MNSG or PDEV.

Other requisites

Access to high-level computers is essential for students taking this program. For up-to-date advice on computing requirements, please see // Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This is an introductory theoretical based course for health professionals working or planning to work in the field of sexual and reproductive health. This course covers the major areas of contraceptive options; health screening; sexually transmissible infections; pregnancy; culture, sex and the law; and advocacy. The intended learning outcomes will provide health professionals with an extended working knowledge of the sexual and reproductive health needs of their clientele and identification of priority populations, appropriate referral and legal rights and obligations within the Australian State and Federal jurisdictions.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 Online