DFSRH Course of 5

The Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (DFSRH) “COURSE OF 5” is aimed at doctors and nurses who are already working in general practice, community and integrated sexual health services.

It is a one day course which must be taken as part of your Diploma and it consists of 9 assessments spread over five small group-assessed workshops:

Class I: Taking a Sexual History and HIV pre test discussion and testing

Class II: STI Screening and Testing and Teaching the use of Condoms

Class III: Practical Aspects of Contraception

Class IV: Young People: Consent, Confidentiality, Fraser Guidelines and Safeguarding Children

Class V: Managing Sensitive Scenarios

Pre-Course Entry Requirements

Please note the following pre course-entry requirements, evidence of which is needed 2 weeks prior to you attending the course of 5:

  • You must have registered with the Faculty for an e-portfolio.
  • You must have completed the eKA (online assessment of knowledge
  • You must have all your entry requirement forms on your e-portfolio signed by your assessor [GP trainer or consultant] (or self certificated if you are an experienced practitioner e.g. qualified GP or consultant).

If you cannot provide evidence, you will not be able to participate on the course of 5. This may incur the loss of the fee paid for the course.

Upcoming Dates

14th January 2019 at Dame Mary Fagan House, Basingstoke.

20th May 2019 at St Mary's Community Campus, Portsmouth.

23rd September 2019 at Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton.

Course Fee (includes lunch and beverages) = £275.00

To book a place, please complete the application form or email shpnetworks.directory@solent.nhs.uk.

Please state if you intend to book practical training and where you would prefer to do this:

  • Portsmouth and the South-East of Hampshire

  • Southampton, the North & West of Hampshire

  • Basingstoke, Aldershot, Alton and Hythe