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Health professionals' women’s health learning needs results

For health professionals 18 May 2021
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Jean Hailes recently invited health professionals working in women’s health, or interested in upskilling in women’s health, to complete a survey asking what they would like to know more about.

This feedback is invaluable to our work and enables us to maximise our educational content to benefit health practitioners and the women they care for. Here are some of the findings:

Top 5 topics of interest

1. Women’s mental health (including anxiety and depression)
2. Contraception
3. Breast health (including screening and cancer)
4. Fertility, pregnancy, and infertility
5. Menopause

Top 5 topics for skills development

1. Menopause
2. Continence, bladder and bowel health
3. Women’s mental health (including anxiety and depression)
4. Natural therapies in women’s health
5. Pelvic floor dysfunction

Preferred learning modes

1. Webinar (on demand)
2. Online learning module for a specific topic
3. Webinar (interactive)

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Who did we survey?

Total number of responses: 937

Top 5 professions:

  1. General practitioners
  2. Nurses (including registered nurses, midwives, maternal and child health nurses, and nurse practitioners)
  3. Dietitians
  4. Physiotherapists
  5. Medical specialists from all Australian states and territories

In response to these survey results, here are some current and upcoming Jean Hailes professional development opportunities for health professionals:

E-learning modules

Free webinars

Webinars coming soon in 2021

  • Contraception update - 1 June 2021. Register here.
  • Vulval pain
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Ask an Expert: natural therapies in women’s health
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