Health Practitioner Training


Become a trained teacher in Natural Fertility Education with a three day APNA endorsed program by leading clinician and educator in natural fertility, Dr Kerry Hampton.

Our programs equip health practitioners with skills to assist couples achieve and avoid pregnancy naturally. Learn more about each program below.
 
  • (Introductory) Comprehensive Course in Natural Fertility Education©
  • (Advanced) Advanced Practice in Natural Fertility Education©
Developed for health and allied health practitioners and students, successful completion of a program* allows practitioners to advertise themselves as Trained Teachers in Natural Fertility Education.

Program participants come from a diversity of primary care, sexual health and health education fields, including:

  • Family planning
  • Well women’s health
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Assisted reproductive services
  • Midwifery
  • Maternal and child health
  • School health, youth work
  • Reflexology
  • Massage therapy
  • Intellectual disability
  • Childbirth education
  • Intellectual disability
  • General practice
  • Pharmacy
  • Naturopathy
  • Homeopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractics
  • Nutrition
  • Lactation consultancy

(Introductory) Comprehensive Course in Natural Fertility Education

Assisting women achieve and avoid pregnancy across the reproductive life course through enhanced fertility literacy

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This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 18 CPD hours.
Dates August 28- 30 (Monday – Wednesday)  2017. Open for registration
Times 9.00 – 4.30
Where Nurses Memorial Centre, Suit 11, 431 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004.
Cost Part 1: $725.00 (students and first year graduates $705.00) Part 2: $195.00 (paid with submission of the assignment, students and first-year graduates $175.00)

Course Outline

Poor fertility literacy is a known risk factor for infertility and unplanned pregnancy. In Australia, 1 in 6 couples have trouble conceiving and 1 in 2 pregnancies are unplanned. In this comprehensive, evidence-based introductory course, you will learn how to structure fertility consultations to assist couples achieve and avoid pregnancy across the reproductive life course through enhanced fertility knowledge. Part 1 comprises the course content outlined below, delivered across 3 days of lectures and activities. Part 2 is a take-home assignment based on the course content in Part 1. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon achievement of Part 1 and 2 allowing practitioners to advertise themselves as a Trained Teacher in Natural Fertility Education.

Course Content

  • The principles of fertility-awareness education
  • Special teaching situations: stress, PCOS, peri-menopause, being over weight or underweight, endometriosis and breastfeeding
  • Preconception care
  • Overcoming infertility through fertility-awareness
  • Male and female fertility investigations
  • Infertility and sub-fertility
  • Fertility-awareness as contraception
  • Barrier contraceptive methods
  • Risk factors for unintended pregnancy
  • Home-use fertility tests
  • When a medical referral should be given
  • Case studies

What participants have said

Fantastic and easy to implement information for all women I see wanting to get pregnant. Highly relevant to my field of clinical practice. I found this course very consolidating.
One of the greatest things about this course was the practicalities of the information and the examples to take into clinical practice immediately.
The evidence-based approach was thoroughly impressive.
Every aspect of this comprehensive course is presented clearly and concisely.
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It was extremely informative, interactive and a comfortable learning environment.
This course was exceptional. I learned new skills and enjoyed every moment of it.
The course and the assignment have helped me in almost every aspect of my work as a women’s health nurse working with newly arrived refugee women.
Kerry is a kind, respectful and compassionate teacher.

Comprehensive Course in Natural Fertility Education©

Supporting women to achieve and avoid pregnancy throughout reproductive life

 

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(Advanced) Advanced Practice in Natural Fertility Education

Preconception care and healthy lifestyles: Promoting fertility and a healthy start to life

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This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 12 CPD hours.
Dates August 31 – September 2 (Thursday – Saturday) 2017. Open for registration
Times 9.00 – 4.30
Where Nurses Memorial Centre, Suit 11, 431 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004.
Cost $725.00 (students and first year graduates $705.00).

Course Outline

Unhealthy lifestyle factors are known to increase the risk of infertility in both men and women. In Australia, 1 in 3 men and women of reproductive age have one or more lifestyle factors (such as smoking, being overweight or underweight) which negatively impact upon their fertility and increase their risk of chronic disease. In this 3-day workshop, participants will learn how to structure consultations for sustainable behaviour change in order to optimally assist natural conception, improve assisted fertility treatment outcomes, and promote long-term health in parents and children. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion of this workshop.

Course Content

  • Overview of preconception care
  • How poor lifestyles impact health and reduce the chances of conceiving
  • Developing lifestyle plans and goals with your patients
  • The principles of health coaching
  • Case studies
Modifiable lifestyles include:

  • Cigarette smoking
  • Alcohol use
  • Being underweight, overweight or obese
  • Being sedentary or over exercising
  • Environmental pollutants
  • Inadequate and poor quality sleep
  • Diet (the fertility diet will be explained)
  • Stress of any kind: physical, emotional or psychological

What participants have said

This was the best workshop I’ve ever done.
Great to have such exposure to up-to-date research on how lifestyles and can impact fertility.
Thoroughly enjoyable. The content was excellent, detailed, and perfectly aimed for my needs.
So helpful. Loved the way the information was presented.
Great workshop – has given me a lot of direction on how to structure fertility consultations.
I particularly loved learning about motivational interviewing so patients can take more responsibility for their decisions.

Advanced Practice in Natural Fertility Education©

Preconception care, lifestyles, and fertility health: Promoting a healthy start to life

 

A copy of your registration will be sent to your email address where it can be printed and saved.

Date of the training event I am registering for :

Name :

Qualifications/course :

Professional affiliations :

Do you have any special learning needs?

Address :

P/C :

Phone (H) : (W) :

Email :

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Select your preferred method of payment :  Cheque Credit Card Direct Debit

I am making a deposit/payment in full of $ by cheque, credit card or direct debit (please circle your method of payment).Cheques are payable to Wise Woman Business. Direct debit details are: Wise Woman Business NAB, BSB 083 166, Account number 52920 8370
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*It is not necessary to complete the Introductory course before the Advanced course.

CONTACT US

04 1983 0530

03 9830 5280

kerryhampton@iprimus.com.au

20 Golding Street, Canterbury 3126

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