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A142 Modern Contraception: An Update for Healthcare Professionals

Course summary

This one-day course is tailored for healthcare clinicians, aiming to enhance their understanding of various contraceptive methods. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of contraceptive choices, their practical applications in diverse clinical scenarios, and the associated legal and ethical considerations.

By participating in this virtual course, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the latest advancements in contraceptive methods. This knowledge will empower you to provide personalized and informed advice to your patients, enhancing the quality of care you deliver. We look forward to your active participation in this enriching learning experience.

Who should attend?

Any healthcare professional who is involved in providing contraceptive care or wishes to enhance their knowledge in this area   This includes:

Practice nurses
Advanced nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioners
Allied health professionals such as pharmacists
School nurses

Important notes

All course material and certificates provided. 

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


Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £195


Dates Block size Block discount
06/09/2024 4 10%
10/12/2024 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 06/09/2024
Online - Online Delivery 10/12/2024

Aims / objectives

Aims of the Course:

  • To equip healthcare professionals with the latest knowledge on various contraceptive methods.
  • To enhance the ability of healthcare professionals to provide personalized contraceptive advice.
  • To ensure healthcare professionals are aware of the ethical and legal aspects of contraceptive prescription.

Objectives of the Course:

  • Understand various contraceptive choices and their application in individual clinical cases.
  • Learn how to instruct patients on the correct usage of each contraceptive method.
  • Gain insight into the legal and ethical implications related to contraceptives.
  • Explore different contraceptive methods, including LARC methods such as injections, IUD, IUS, and the implant.
  • Receive an update on oral contraception, combined pills, progestogen-only pills, and emergency contraception including guidelines on pill intake, missed pills, and when and how to commence oral contraception.

Course programme

  • Exploring Contraceptive Choices: Gain the knowledge to provide comprehensive advice on various contraceptive choices tailored to individual clinical situations.
  • Instructions for Contraceptive Use: Learn how to effectively communicate to patients the correct usage of each contraceptive method.
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations: Understand the legal and ethical implications related to contraceptives and their prescription in diverse contexts.
  • Diverse Contraceptive Methods: Delve into the pros and cons of various contraceptive methods, including Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC), injections, Intrauterine Device (IUD) and Intrauterine System (IUS), and implant.
  • Comprehensive Review of Oral Methods of Contraception: Receive a thorough update on the combined pill, progestogen-only pill , including guidelines on pill intake, emergency contraception, and pregnancy testing.

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