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AOL17 A primary care provider’s guide to contraception: Online

Course summary

This study day is designed for doctors, nurses and midwives wanting to develop or refresh their understanding of today’s contraception options. You will gain a more in-depth knowledge of the latest contraception choices available in the UK and learn how to safely apply this knowledge in the clinical setting.

Who should attend?

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Non-medical prescribers
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied health professionals

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificates provided.

The course runs from 10:00am- 4:30pm


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 8 hour(s) POA

In-house enquiry

Aims / objectives

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Have an overview of contraception methods available in the UK
  • Understand risks and benefits of methods of contraception
  • Understand UKMEC guidelines and be able to use them to underpin safe practice 
  • Improve understanding of emergency contraception and be able to advise on best method to prevent unplanned pregnancies

Course programme

  • Welcome and Introduction to the course                                                                                                             
  • What do you need to know, Quiz and discussion 
  • Combined and Oral Hormonal Contraception methods: COC/POP               
  • Barrier and other methods  
  • Long Acting Reversible Methods  Injections and implants                                                                                           
  • Long Acting Reversible Methods Intrauterine contraception 
  • Contraception needs of Post Natal women and women over 40, 
  • Summary of the information discussed
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Questions and close

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