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Institute of Health

Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH)

Postgraduate Credit Part-time 1 year

This is a highly specialised course that will enable you to demonstrate to employers and potential employers your knowledge and skills relevant to working in contraception and sexual health services.

This is a highly specialised course that will enable you to demonstrate to employers and potential employers your knowledge and skills relevant to working in contraception and sexual health services.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award Postgraduate Credit
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location Walsall Campus
  • School Institute of Health

Why choose this course?

This is a highly specialised course that will enable you to demonstrate to employers and potential employers your knowledge and skills relevant to working in contraception and sexual health services. It will provide the theoretical and evidence based underpinning to contemporary CASH practice and helps you to develop new approaches to client care. The practice competencies are based on a nationally recognised framework for practice which identifies a high standard and quality of care in this area.

It is suitable for professionals from a variety of settings including midwifery, CASH and GUM (genito-urinary medicine) services, school nursing, practice nursing, gynaecology and youth services.

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What happens on the course?

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Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

As a result of undertaking this course you will have advanced knowledge and skills desirable to fulfill an essential role in contraception / sexual health services. This course equips you to work in any relevant service ; previous students have been employed in a range of settings including midwifery, CASH and GUM (genito-urinary medicine) services, school nursing, practice nursing, gynaecology and youth services.

On completion of this course you may be eligible to undertake further training in advanced practice such as insertion and removal of the intrauterine devices and Implanon device.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

For full information on fees please see CASH course information sheet under the heading ‘Why choose this course?’

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

  • You must be a qualified nurse, midwife or allied health professional with appropriate current professional role in sexual health or a wish to develop in this area of practice.
  • If you have trained as a nurse or midwife overseas or are an international applicant you must provide evidence of IELT 7.0 or above and where relevant, evidence of current NMC registered status to practice in the UK.
  • If seeking financial / practice support from an employer you must have agreed this in advance of the application. You must be able to achieve the practice competencies associated with this course either in your current workplace; if you require a placement to be arranged there will be additional costs payable to the practice placement directly. Your course leader will be able to advise you on this.
  • If you have completed previous relevant study at another Higher Education Institution you may be eligible for exemption from the theoretical component of the course (your Course Leader will advise you).
  • You will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously known as the criminal record check via the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)).

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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