Female Genital Mutilation E-learning Course

The foundation for learning about FGM for all health and social care professionals.

Elinor Clarke
Chair, FGM National Clinical Group and Senior Lecturer Midwifery, Coventry University, UK

Female genital mutilation | awareness training

Female Genital Mutilation healthcare e-learning course
  • Relevant to health and social care practitioners globally
  • Comprehensive coverage of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), with case studies, videos and questions
  • Practical guidance on how to deal with FGM and provide high-quality care

Improve your awareness and understanding of FGM

It is estimated that around 200 million women and girls have suffered Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in more than 30 countries, mainly in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

This programme aims to enhance knowledge and awareness of the issues surrounding FGM. It is suitable for school and practice nurses, health visitors and general practitioners across the globe. This high-quality e-learning explores what action needs to be taken if you encounter a child or woman who has had, or is at risk of, FGM.

High-quality FGM awareness training

This programme covers many themes, including different types of FGM, safeguarding principles, the physical and psychosocial impact of FGM, and the legal framework. The highly interactive knowledge sessions include case studies and input from service users and carers. There is also practical advice on initiating difficult conversations about FGM with patients and a wide range of other issues.

The content has been written and peer-reviewed by renowned experts in the FGM field. It has been developed by a consortium of professional bodies led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Convenient, easy online access

This FGM awareness course is available online so you can study in the workplace, at home or on the move.

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Access to the full programmeCost
Single-user access for 12 months £30*

*excluding VAT where applicable

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Multiple or multi-year licences are available. Please contact us for details.

Access for NHS staff

If you work for the NHS and have an NHS email address, please register for the programme via: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Register