12 Hours
8 weeks
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eCourse Introduction

Most people assume that sexual health relates to either being healthy or having a sexually transmitted disease, and indeed this is what is commonly dealt with by doctors. But it is much more rounded than that. Essentially there are three main elements to it; being physically, emotionally, mentally and socially well; requiring a positive and respectful approach to all aspects of sexuality; and being able to have pleasurable and safe sexual experiences.

eCourse Aim

This eCourse aims to provide you with the knowledge and up to date information regarding sexual health. It will delve into physical health, preventative care, sexually transmitted diseases and illnesses, contraception, dysfunction and online safety.

eCourse Content and Assessment

This eCourse requires approximately 12 hours of study. There are seven learning topics:

  1. General Physical Health
  2. Preventative Care
  3. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  4. Contraception
  5. HIV Prevention and Treatment
  6. Sexual Dysfunction
  7. Modern Sexual Health
  8. Sexual Health for Young adults and Seniors


When you have completed your eCourse, take the online assessment to test and validate your new knowledge!

Once successful, you will receive an ATHE Endorsed Programme certificate in Sexual Health… Matters from QedON.


QedON’s short courses were granted “Endorsed” status by a second UK Ofqual regulated awarding body ATHE (Awards for Training & Higher Education).  Endorsed programmes meet ATHE standards in terms of design, content, and relevance and are delivered and assessed according to approved standards. The feedback received from an ATHE Education Consultant was –


Who is it suitable for?

This eCourse is suitable for teens and young adults who are looking for sexual health information, any parent who wants to upskill in preparation for discussions on sexual health with their child or person in their care or any adult or senior who is looking to improve their knowledge of sexual health.

Meet your tutor

Eugene Renehan

This eCourse; Sexual Health… Matters was designed and developed by Eugene Renehan MPSI. Eugene is an experienced Superintendent Pharmacist, Tutor and Senior Business Executive. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmacy, is an Accredited Tutor Pharmacist with the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and is a Licensed Pharmacist.

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