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FertilityUK Study Day 2019


Saturday, May 11, 2019


1 Day


The Barclay Room, Green Templeton College, , 43 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HG, www.gtc.ox.ac.uk/contact


Aim of FertilityUK Study Day 2019: 
Update on Fertility Awareness Methods, including Post-course meeting for those considering the Advanced Skills Course in Fertility Awareness

Outline Programme:

09:00    Registration & Coffee

09:30    Introductions
             Role. Geographical location. Interest in the Study Day / Learning Objectives.
             Number of Clients. Use: Reproductive Health Awareness / Planning / Avoiding pregnancy

10:00    Fertility apps are big business, but where’s the evidence?
             Participants are invited to share their experience of fertility apps with the group
             Different parameters to identify the fertile time. Can apps plausibly be used to aid conception? Do we have the evidence for using apps to avoid pregnancy?

10:30    Improving Access to Preconceptual messages
             Developing the design and artwork for a campaign to promote visual images that promote pre-conceptual care.
             The aim is to improve awareness of Pre-Conceptual Care to women and men before they start planning to have a baby.
             We aim to seek the views of people that this campaign may not reach.

11:00    Coffee

11:30    Effectiveness of the fertility app DOT (Dynamic Optimal Timing)
             Results from IRH, Georgetown University’s prospective efficacy study of DOT
             Participants will be directed to pre-course reading material for discussion in this session

12:15    Guidelines: FertilityUK guidelines vs. Sensiplan
             Temperature:  Is there a value to using the second decimal place? Pros and cons.
                                   Rounding down as standard or allow rounding up?  

13:00    Buffet Lunch

14:00    Open Forum: Service provision 
             Innovative ways of teaching: Online, use of Social Media
             GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation): Are you GDPR compliant?
             Issues with client confidentiality, scanning and emailing highly sensitive personal information
             Presentations from group members: Case studies, teaching experience, lessons learnt

15:00    Tea

15:20    Continue Open Forum

16:00    Evaluations and Close of Day

NB:  16:00    Post-course meeting for those considering the Advanced Skills Course in Fertility Awareness


Further details please email Jane Knight at Fertility UK: jknight@fertilityuk.org.

If you have any queries about registration, please contact Marion Deacon at marion.deacon@phast.org.uk 

Cost:  £150.00 (inclusive VAT):  It is possible to pay via PAYPAL, or by BACS/Cheque at registration - please state your payment preference at the time of registration.


Course Facilitators: 

Dr Cecilia Pyper, Hon Research Fellow, NPEU, University of Oxford and Consultant to Fertility UK
Jane Knight, Fertility Nurse Specialist, FertilityUK Oxford and London


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