Unit C3 – INTRODUCTION TO NON-HORMONAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION

Unit C3                                                                                                [print_link]

AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME
CODE NO: 78383
UNIT TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-HORMONAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION


CURRICULUM AREA(S): HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH ED

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a classroom and practice based unit using examples, role play, standard textbooks, professional publications from the Internet, tutor prepared handouts and worksheets to help the student acquire knowledge and understanding of today’s non-hormonal methods of contraception.

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS: Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,7-11), observation (2-6) and discussion (12-13). All assessments recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet.


LEVEL: Level 3

NOTIONAL LEARNING TIME: 30 hours


OUTCOMES TO BE ACCREDITED
In successfully completing this unit the student will have

experienced
1. undertaking a pre-training assessment of own background knowledge;
2. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the menstrual cycle and fertility awareness techniques;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the different methods of non-hormonal contraception;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about contraceptive and sexual health assessment;
5. hearing an experienced practitioner make a comprehensive contraceptive and sexual health assessment;
6. taking part in group discussion about the different methods of non-hormonal contraception;

demonstrated the ability to
7. identify and explore recommended contraception and reproductive healthcare websites to find approved and up-to-date information about nine methods of non-hormonal contraception;
8. identify and describe how nine different methods of non-hormonal contraception work, their correct use and in order to maintain contraceptive protection, what to do when things go wrong;
9. identify and explain five common reasons for male condom failure;
10. evaluate five women’s family and personal medical history, and her subsequent suitability to use the nine methods of non-hormonal contraceptive, safely;

shown knowledge of
11. at least ten features of female reproductive anatomy and physiology;
12. at least two advantages and one disadvantage for using each of nine different types of non-hormonal contraception;
13. at least two indications and one contraindication for each of the nine types of non-hormonal contraception.


EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,7-10)
Student labelled diagram with explanations (11)
Teacher checklist (2-6,12-13), itemised (12-13)
For outcome 12 checklist to be itemised into 27 parts to show two advantages and one disadvantage for the nine types of non-hormonal contraception.
For outcome 13 checklist to be itemised into 27 parts to show two indications and one contraindication for each of the nine types of non-hormonal contraception.

Unit C1 –  INTRODUCTION TO THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE AND FERTILITY INDICATORS
Unit C2 –  INTRODUCTION TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION
Unit C3 –  INTRODUCTION TO NON-HORMONAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION
Unit C4 –  INTRODUCTION TO BARRIER PROTECTION FOR SAFER SEX