Clinical skills CPD

Cervical Cytology Sample Taker

To develop appropriate knowledge and skills in order to confidently and competently undertake cervical screening as part of the national programme.

Cervical Cytology Sample Taker

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    Part Time
  • Duration


    9 months
  • Dates


    Semester 2 - February 2022
  • Venue


    Blended learning
  • Time


    09:00 - 16:00
  • Cost


    £1000 / WFD funding available for students meeting eligibility criteria

This module will allow you to develop appropriate knowledge and skills in order to confidently and competently undertake cervical screening as part of the national programme.

Module content includes:

  • Background, content and organisation of the NHS National Cervical Screening Programme
  • Equality of access to screening
  • Understanding test results including HPV triage and test of cure
  • Anatomy and physiology of the pelvic organs
  • Practical aspects of taking cervical samples
  • External visits to Care Pathway i.e cytology lab
  • Colposcopy and call/recall service (West Yorkshire Central Services Agency)

Dates
Semester 2 - February 2022 TBC

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