As part of its work to improve women’s healthcare across the world the RCOG is committed to developing the accessibility and quality of education, training and assessments for doctors wishing to specialise in O&G.
We are pleased to be able to offer a number of free online educational resources to help support healthcare professionals.
Details of all free courses are provided below.
If you don’t yet have an RCOG Learning account, gain access to all of the free courses at once by selecting the 'All free courses' option and clicking on 'Enrol'.
If you already have an RCOG Learning account you are automatically enrolled on all these courses.
All free courses
OASI Care Bundle course 1: Practical training for clinicians
Climate and health part 1: the impact of climate change on health
This first part in the three-part course on climate and health will introduce you to the range of impacts the crisis is having – and is increasingly predicted to have – on health, with a focus on women’s health. It will further describe the political commitments made to mitigate against its effects, and briefly discuss some of the barriers to change.
Genomics in obstetrics and gynaecology
A collection of video and audio podcasts, designed for clinicians to discover more about the use of genomics in maternity and gynaecological care.
OASI Care Bundle course 2: Implementation resources for local leads
This resource contains videos, resources and useful 'how-to' guides specifically directed at those individuals with responsibility for leading the implementation of the OASI Care Bundle.
Climate and health part 2: the contribution of the healthcare sector to the climate and ecological emergency
This second part in the 3-part course on the climate and ecological emergency and women’s health will discuss the global and UK contribution to environmental damage, and the carbon reduction commitments made by the NHS. It will also introduce the concept of carbon hotspots (with a focus on obstetrics and gynaecology) and the various carbon footprinting approaches available.
OASI Care Bundle course 3: Full course for professional development
Climate and health part 3: how health professionals can engage in climate mitigation and improve their services
This third part in the 3-part course on the climate and ecological emergency and women’s health will introduce the learner to the principles of sustainable clinical practice and how they can be applied by health workers within quality improvement methodology. It will also discuss some of the other ways health workers are influencing environmental policy and action, to include political advocacy and activism.
Abortion: Historical, legal and public health aspects
This course discusses a woman's decision-making process, how HCPs can provide support to those requesting an abortion, pre-abortion assessment, and the additional needs of vulnerable women.