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Education for primary health care nurses

Andrology Australia delivers education activities on male reproductive health disorders and associated conditions for primary health care nurses (and other health professionals) wishing to advance their level of knowledge and skills in this area.

Where applicable, courses are endorsed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) and/or accredited for GPs through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Education (QI&CPD) Program and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Professional Development Program (PDP).

Free courses currently available

Course titleCourse descriptionCourse TypeCPDRACGP/
ACRRM
Primary Health Care for MenThis activity aims to provide knowledge, skills and communication strategies to assist primary health care nurses to better engage men in the primary health care setting.Online learning2 hours
"A lot of Aboriginal men sort of keep it to themselves": Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MalesProvides health professionals with the knowledge and skills to initiate dialogue and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males about the potentially tricky topic of male reproductive available onlineOnline learning or request DVD2 hours

APNA CPD Endorsed
* This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 2 CPD hours.

Learn more about the development of the primary health care nurse education program.

Other free courses available to nurses as self-directed learning

Course titleCourse descriptionCourse TypeRACGP
QI&CPD Points
ACRRM
PDP Points
Young Men's Health: Reproductive health disorders in young adult males Four case studies addressing male infertility, testicular cancer, Klinefelter's syndrome, premature ejaculation and prostatitis. Online ALM
(6 hours)
40 Category 130 PRPD points
Older Men's Health: Reproductive health disorders in middle-aged and older adult malesThree case studies addressing androgen deficiency in the older male, erectile dysfunction, reproductive disorders and associated co-morbid disease and prostate disease.
Online ALM
(6 hours)
40 Category 130 PRPD points
Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males in different primary health care settingsThis active learning module (ALM) aims to provide knowledge, skills and communication strategies to assist GPs and other health professionals to better engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in the primary health careOnline ALM
(6 hours)
40 Category 130 PRPD points
"A lot of Aboriginal men sort of keep it to themselves": Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MalesProvides health professionals with the knowledge and skills to initiate dialogue and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males about the potentially tricky topic of male reproductive health.Online learning or request DVD
(2 hours)
4 Category 22 Core points
The male sensitive examination consultationAn education video series for healthcare professionals to help improve communication, and the techniques required in performing male intimate physical examinations.Videos
(40 min)
Male genital examinationThis activity includes a video which shows GPs how to perform a male genital examination. Video
(10 min)
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