Unit SW10 – INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF VAGINAL DISCHARGE

Unit SW10
AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME UNIT CODE NO: 79090
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD
CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF VAGINAL DISCHARGE

CURRICULUM AREA(S):
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION

DATE OF VALIDATION: 28th October 2013 

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a classroom and practice based Unit using examples, standard textbooks, professional publications from the Internet, tutor prepared handouts and worksheets to help the student acquire knowledge and understanding of different types of vaginal discharge.

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,11-17) and observation (2-10).
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 defining normal female reproductive anatomy and physiological development, including the menstrual cycle;
3.watching a PowerPoint presentation about normal vaginal discharge and fertility indicators;
4.watching a PowerPoint presentation about bacterial causes of abnormal vaginal discharge;
5.watching a PowerPoint presentation about viral causes of abnormal vaginal discharge;
6.watching a PowerPoint presentation about other causes of abnormal vaginal discharge;
7.watching a PowerPoint presentation about unexplained vaginal bleeding;
8.watching a PowerPoint presentation about cervical health and abnormalities;
9.watching a PowerPoint presentation about age related vaginal changes;
10.taking part in group discussion about vaginal heath and different treatments;

demonstrated the ability to

11.identify, access and explore recommended reading material about fertility indicators;
12.identify and explain at least four menstrually associated fertility indicators;
13.identify and explain at least four causes and treatments of bacterial vaginal discharge;
14.identify and explain at least two causes and treatments of virally associated vaginal discharge;
15.identify and explain at least one cause and treatments of non-viral, non-bacterial vaginal discharge;
16.identify and explain at least two causes and treatments of cervical abnormalities;
17.identify and explain at least two causes and treatments of age related vaginal changes.

EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED

Student completed worksheets (1,11-17)
Teacher checklist (2-10)

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