ASHM Webinar Recording: STI Midwifery Webinar

Webcast: 26 November 2019. Presented by Lyn Byers. 
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Webcast: 26 November 2019. Presented by Lyn Byers. 

Midwives play a crucial role in the prevention and management of sexually transmissible infections (STIs). They have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening within the antenatal setting.

What you will learn about

It is expected that after the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Outline the role of midwives in STI screening, testing, and sexual health history taking
  • Describe the clinical presentation of syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhoea
  • Describe the midwives’ role in managing syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhoea
  • State the processes for contact tracing/partner notification and identify resources to assist

About the Presenter

This webinar will be presented by Lyn Byers, Nurse Practitioner and registered midwife with Central Australia Primary Health & Nganampa Health. In her current role, Lyn provides health promotion, screening, treatment, contact tracing and sexual health education to her patients. Lyn is also a credentialed supervisor through Family Planning NT and has presented at numerous conferences on various topics.


These videos are hosted on, a learning management system which houses a range of free videos and online modules. You will be prompted to login or register before viewing these videos. Click ‘register’ to create an account. Registration is free.

Once logged in, navigate to ‘course catalogue’ and then ‘nursing/midwifery’ and choose the recorded Midwifery webinar of your choice.
A certificate will be available for download on completion.

If you have any questions please email

This activity may be used to count towards your CPD requirements for Registration. It is your responsibility to keep a record of the completion of this activity for the purposes of self-recorded CPD.

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