CPPE Emergency Contraception

14th October 2019 19:30 – 21:30

Jubilee House, 5510 John Smith Drive, Oxford, OX4 2LH

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • understand the aims of an emergency contraception service and its place in contraception and sexual health services overall
  • understand confidentiality issues and be aware of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • understand and apply the medico-legal aspects of patient group directions, especially as applied to young people under 16 (Fraser guidelines)
  • undertake the administration of the patient group directions, including all necessary record-keeping and associated paperwork
  • apply the clinical content of the patient group direction(s)
  • be aware of the details of when to carry out a pregnancy test and the actions to be taken following the result
  • understand how and when to refer clients (signpost) and when to ask for support and advice from the local contraception and sexual health services
  • advise clients appropriately and sensitively, and refer for further contraceptive care
  • know what sources of support are available to the pharmacists involved in the provision of this service

Booking reference: 49502 or via link https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/e/ehc-w-16