Unit SW2 – INTRODUCTION TO PREGNANCY TESTING

Unit SW2
AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 78386
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLEINTRODUCTION TO PREGNANCY TESTING

CURRICULUM AREA(S):
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION
DATE OF VALIDATION: 22 March 2011

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 methods of pregnancy testing.

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,10-16), observation (2-8,17) and discussion (9,18,19).
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;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the early stage of pregnancy;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about when to perform a pregnancy test;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about how to perform a pregnancy test;
6. watching a PowerPoint presentation about referral for ante-natal care;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about termination of pregnancy;
8. watching a PowerPoint presentation about referral for termination of pregnancy;
9. taking part in group discussion about pregnancy testing and decisions;

demonstrated the ability to
10. identify and explore recommended sexual health websites to find and up-to-date information about six elements of the menstrual cycle;
11. identify and explain five common reasons why a pregnancy test may be requested;
12. identify and explore how two different types of emergency contraception work;
13. identify and explore the procedures involved in medical termination of pregnancy;
14. identify and explore the procedures involved in surgical termination of pregnancy;
15. identify and explore three elements of law relating to termination of pregnancy;
16. evaluate five women’s medical history, her need for a pregnancy test or for emergency contraception;
17. undertake three pregnancy tests correctly;

shown knowledge of
18. at least two advantages and one disadvantage for early detection of pregnancy;
19. at least two indications and one contraindication for medical termination of pregnancy.

EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,10-16)
Teacher checklist (2-9,17-19), itemised (17-19)
For outcome 17 checklist to be itemised into three parts to show that three pregnancy tests have been undertaken correctly.
For outcome 18 checklist to be itemised into three parts to show two advantages and one disadvantage for early detection of pregnancy.
For outcome 19 checklist to be itemised into three parts to show two indications and one contraindication for medical termination of pregnancy.