The aim of this resource is to give health professionals the knowledge, skills and confidence to practice as competent and safe sampletakers. It is made up of the following six units:
Unit 1 Cervical Cancer
Unit 2 Cervical Cancer Screening
Unit 3 The National Screening Programme
Unit 4 Taking a Quality Sample
Unit 5 Result Management and Follow Up
Unit 6 Women's Participation in Cervical Screening
A interactive PFD of the course has been added to the course structure. You can download it for offline review. Please note that any of the training interaction included in the interactive are launchable for review provided that you have broadband internet access.
Watch a video demonstrating how to use the electronic referrals through your practice management system.
- Socrates Referral Demo Video
- Helix Practice Manager Referral Demo Video
- Healthone Referral Demo Video
- Complete GP Referral Demo
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Interactive image library of the common features and conditions of the cervix seen during smeartaking.
Instructional video on how to take a smear test. You must login to view this resource.
Audio presentation: Dr. Derbhile Donnelly speaks of common issues experienced by smeartakers.
Video showing the women's perspectives of Cervical Screening.