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Abortion Care Essentials

Start: 26/02/2022 10:00
End: 05/03/2022 13:00

Location: Online

This is a two day course - Supported by BSACP

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bsacpThis is a two day course run over two consecutive weeks.

This course provides an essential and comprehensive introduction to abortion care. To support flexible learning, the programme will be run over two Saturday mornings by expert clinical and educational facilitators.

This tailored course will cover the fundamental clinical knowledge for abortion in the first and second trimester, as well as the legal, political and social context of abortion. 

Learning objectives

  • Outline current UK law and professional guidance on abortion.
  • Describe the components of a thorough and respectful pre-abortion consultation including eligibility, method choice, and post-abortion contraception.
  • Describe medical and surgical methods of abortion in the first and second trimester including drug regimens/techniques, risks/complications, aftercare, and identification and management of complications.

On-demand accessible learning

Our state-of-the-art virtual events platform allows you to access all content for three months post-event.

This means you can watch from wherever you are in the world and at a time convenient for you. Your on-demand access means no programme clashes, and saves on travel time and extra arrangements.

This is an excellent, bite-sized approach to learning which supports flexible and accessible educational content for doctors globally.

Who should attend

  • All Clinicians in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology Trainees
  • Community Sexual and Reproductive Health Trainees
  • Gynaecology Nurses
  • GP Practice Nurses
  • GP Trainees
  • Healthcare providers with an interest in abortion care
  • Medical Students
  • Midwives
  • Midwifery students

Course organiser

Dr Jayne Kavanagh, London

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Deputy Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Dudley Robinson FRCOG, London


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT) for this event is:

Band A including UK rates:

  • Standard Rate – £130.00
  • Fellow/Members Rate – £110.00
  • Trainee Rate – £87.50
  • AHP Rate – £82.50

Band B and C rate:

  • Standard rate: £65.00

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How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account  – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event

  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  4. Return to this page
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in


Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form, then email it to, although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount.

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries, regarding this event please contact:

Events Team

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Hagenbuch – Corporate Development Manager

You need to be logged in to the RCOG website to make an online booking. Please go to the log-in page.