Content and Modules
What will I study?
Sexual health-defining, models and promotion
Sexuality and sexual orientation – conceptual frameworks and service provision
Applied anatomy and physiology and related microbiology
Sexual history taking
Counselling and relationship forming
Challenging attitudes – discrimination, stigma and prejudice
Personal, social and health education for children and young people
Working with diverse groups and individuals
Recognition and diagnosis of infections
Epidemiology of STI’s
Medical management of STI’s, including HIV
Physical examination of the client
Co-ordinated, innovative and holistic approaches to service provision
Planning and commissioning local health services
How will I be assessed?
Seminar presentation (30% weighting)
20 minute presentation on an aspect of care derived from a client profile
Presentation date: Last taught session of the module
Essay (70% weighting)
Negotiated essay on an aspect of sexual health care 2,500 – 3,000 words
Submission date: End of the semester in which the module is studied
If you are already registered on a diploma or degree programme it is advisable to inform your course leader that you will be undertaking this module. This will enable your course leader to undertake the vital task of tracking your academic journey.