Health Practitioner Training

Become a trained teacher in Natural Fertility Education with an Australian College of  Midwives (ACM) endorsed program by leading academic and specialist in natural fertility education, Dr Kerry Hampton.  Our programs equip health practitioners with skills to assist couples to achieve and avoid pregnancy naturally. Learn more about each program below. The Comprehensive Course in Natural Fertility Education comprises 3 parts and is endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM). CPD Recognised hours:
  • Part 1: Foundations in Natural Fertility Education – 18 CPD hours
  • Part 2: Assignment: Foundations in Natural Fertility Education – 120 CPD hours
  • Part 3: Advanced Practice in Natural Fertility Education – 18 CPD hours
  • Total CPD Hours – 156
  • (Introductory) Foundations in Natural Fertility Education©
  • (Advanced) Advanced Practice in Natural Fertility Education©
Developed for health care practitioners (including allied health practitioners and students of health science courses), successful completion of a program allows registered health care 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
  • Physiotherapy
  • School health, youth work
  • Reflexology
  • Massage therapy
  • Intellectual disability
  • Childbirth education
  • Intellectual disability
  • General practice
  • Refugee health
  • Pharmacy
  • Naturopathy
  • Homeopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractics
  • Nutrition
  • Lactation consultancy

(Introductory) Foundations in Natural Fertility Education

Helping couples to achieve and avoid pregnancy with fertility awareness
This activity has been endorsed by the Australian College of  Midwives (ACM). Completion of this 3-day educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 18 CPD hours and a further 120 CPD hours for completion of the open-book assignment based on the content covered over the 3 days.
Dates Three consecutive Sundays, February 13, 20 & 27, 2022
Times 9.00 – 4.30
Where Online using the Zoom platform (Melbourne/Sydney Australia time)
Cost Three days of lectures and activities: $975.00 (students and first-year graduates $955.00) Assignment: $225.00 (paid with submission of the assignment, students and first-year graduates $205.00)
Three days

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 awareness consultations to help couples achieve and avoid pregnancy throughout reproductive life through enhanced fertility knowledge. Part 1 comprises the course content outlined below, delivered across 3 days of presentations and activities. Part 2 is a take-home assignment based on the content delivered in Part 1. Participants have six months to complete the take-home assignment. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of Parts 1 and 2, allowing registered health practitioners to advertise themselves as Trained Teacher in the Foundations of Natural Fertility Education.

Course Content

  • The principles of fertility awareness education
  • Special teaching situations: stress, PCOS, peri-menopause, being overweight 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: Promoting fertility and a healthy start to life
This activity has been endorsed by the Australian College of  Midwives (ACM). Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 18 CPD hours.
Dates Three consecutive Sundays, October 10, 17 & 24, 2021
Times 9.00 – 4.30
Where Online using the Zoom platform (Melbourne/Sydney Australia time)
Cost $875.00 (students and first-year graduates $855.00)

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 their fertility and increase their risk of chronic disease. In this 3-day workshop, participants will learn how to structure consultations for sustainable behavior 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
  • Exposure to 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 method of payment :  Cheque Credit Card Direct Debit

I am making a deposit (minimum deposit is $50.00) or payment in full ($875.00 (students and first-year graduates $855.00) of $ . 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.

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kerryhampton@iprimus.com.au

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