Implanon NXT Insertion & Removal Training Course for Registered Nurses & Midwives

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Course overview

Implanon NXT Insertion and Removal Training Course for Registered Nurses and Midwives is a competency-based program designed to develop your skills in Implanon NXT procedures.

Course content

The course comprises:

  • online learning and assessment
  • supervised clinical training (at FPV or self-arranged clinic)

Online learning modules:

  • Module 1: LARC and Implanon
  • Module 2: Local anaesthetic and Implanon
  • Module 3: Quick start for Implanon

Supervised clinical training options:

Option 1: Course registration with clinical placements at FPV

Participants will be assisted to undertake their clinical training and supervision at Family Planning Victoria's Action Centre (Melbourne CBD) clinic. Most registered nurses and midwives generally require 2 half day sessions to gain competency, but some may require more.

Option 2: Course registration with clinical placements at a self-arranged clinic

Participants are required to arrange their own supervision. This supervision may be provided by a health professional who has completed and gained certification previously in Implanon NXT insertion and removal procedures AND is able to assess a trainee for competence. All assessors are required to provide a copy of their Implanon NXT certificate (issued by MSD or equivalent) and their AHPRA number. Supervisors must also certify that they have performed at least 3 successful Implanon NXT insertions and/or removal procedures in the last 12 months.

Competency assessment

Competency is provided following two documented insertions AND two documented removals of Implanon NXT in a correct and safe manner.

All course requirements must be completed within 12 months of course registration.

Who would benefit from this course?

Registered nurses and midwives working in the area of reproductive and sexual health, practice nurses, and community health nurses.

Entry requirements / Eligibility

Registered Nurse or Midwife.

Compulsory course prerequisite is the completion of Implanon NXT Education and Simulation Practice at Family Planning Victoria or Implanon NXT Education and Practical Training provided by the manufacturer (MSD), or equivalent. Equivalence training must include Implanon NXT simulation practice.

Outcomes

Certificate of Competency: Insertion and removal of Implanon NXT

Family Planning Victoria recommends that a medical officer be onsite for all registered nurse/midwife Implanon NXT insertion and removal procedures to provide assistance. Please refer to your employer’s policy and procedures for direction.

Cost*

Option 1: Course registration with clinical placements at FPV

$390 (GST free)

Option 2: Course registration with clinical placements at a self-arranged clinic

$310 (GST free)

Registration

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Contact us

Clinical Education Unit

Telephone: 03 9257 0129 

Fax: 03 9257 0111 

Email: clinicaleducation@fpv.org.au