One-day NFP course for health professionals and refresher for trained NFP teachers

Natural Family Planning for healthcare professionals: an introduction

6th April 2019, Naas Town Centre, Naas



8.30-9.00: Registration

Sessions one: overview, physiology of reproduction

9.00 -9.45: Introduction to NFP, history, learning, methods, reliability: Dr Deirdre Gleeson

9.45-10.15: Male fertility: Bernadette Cunningham

10.15-11.00: Female fertility: Dr Deirdre Gleeson

11.00-11.15: Break

Session two: Fertility indicators theory and charting

11.15-12.00: Temperature: Bernadette Cunningham

12.00-13.00: Mucus & discussion: Dr Deirdre Gleeson

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.00-15.00: Calendar: Kate Meenagh

Session three: Chart interpretation

15.00-16.00: Charting in normal circumstances: Bernadette Cunningham

16.00-17.00: Charting in special circumstances: postpill, post partum and menopause: Kate Meenagh

17.00-17.30: Further research and learning, discussion: Deirdre Gleeson

Conference lecturers:

Dr Deirdre Gleeson, Course Director, GP, Specialist in Occupational Medicine, Naas Co Kildare

Bernadette Cunningham: Assistant Course Director, Teacher, NFP Counsellor with Accord, Belfast, Co Antrim

Kate Meenagh: Nurse, NFP Counsellor with Accord, Omagh, Co Tyrone

Cost: A donation to cover costs is much appreciated, suggested donation 50 euros. Lunch is available to purchase nearby.

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