Clinical Skills in Gynecological Health*


Start 28 July, 2020, 9 AM

End 1 PM


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Virtual didactic session, held via Zoom

Contact Info

McMaster University, CHSE

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671


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Download the 2020 Summer Brochure/Agenda


Due to Covid-19, workshops will be split into two components: 

Part A - virtual didactic session, held via Zoom, see dates below 

Part B - in-person clinical session, dates TBD 


Register below (Part A only): 

Tuesday July 28, 9am to 1pm 

Wednesday August 5, 5pm to 9pm 

Saturday August 8, 10am to 2pm 

Monday August 10, 1pm to 5pm 



The goal of this unique educational program is to provide a practical hands-on learning opportunity for health care professionals in the area of gynecological health.

The attendees will have the opportunity to begin to develop the clinical skill set necessary to perform breast and pelvic assessments.

As well, this introductory program will cover the current guidelines and sampling techniques used in screening, diagnosis, and follow-up of common gynecological conditions.

  1. Provide the learner with an overview of the normal gynecological anatomy.

  2. Review the current clinical guidelines for biologic and cytological screening for common gynecologic conditions.

  3. Provide the learner with an overview of sexually transmitted infections.

  4. Demonstrate the clinical approach to the assessment of the genital tract.

  5. Provide an opportunity for the learner to practice the speculum exam in a supervised educational setting with a gynecological teaching associate who uses their own body as a teaching tool.

  6. Demonstrate the clinical approach to the breast exam and teaching techniques for the breast self-examination (BSE) with a gynecological teaching associate who uses their own body as a teaching tool.


Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Midwives.


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