This course discusses:

  1. The impact of the HPV vaccination program

  2. How to take a cervical smear, including conventional Pap smear, liquid-based cytology and HPV testing

  3. The cervical screening policy until 1st December 2017

  4. Guidelines for the management of abnormalities

  5. An explanation of colposcopy, its process and treatment options

  6. Changes to the cervical screening programme from December 2017, and the rationale behind these changes

  7. Follow up of cervical screening results

  8. The role of the Registry in supporting regular screening and timely follow-up of abnormal results