Guidance

Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening: education and training

Training and continuing professional development (CPD) for people working in the infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme in England.

This guide sets out education and training resources available to healthcare professionals working in the infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme.

E-learning

Most e-learning developed by the NHS screening programmes is available on the e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website.

E-learning for GPs

Complete the British Medical Journal’s antenatal and newborn screening module to learn about:

  • the principles of screening and how they are applied in practice
  • what screening programmes are available
  • how to advise patients about the timing of screening tests

Education and training: all programmes

Read and download education and training resources for all screening programmes. This includes:

  • midwife resource cards
  • the screening timeline
  • events

Health Knowledge: screening overview

The interactive learning on screening available from Health Knowledge is helpful for new and non clinical staff or those returning after a long period absent.

Published 8 December 2017