Emergency Contraception

27th September 2016 19:30 - 21.30

Jubilee House, 5510 John Smith Drive, Oxford Business Park, 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 directions
  • 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
  • counsel and 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.

For more information see: https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/l/ehc-w-13

To book visit: https://www.cppe.ac.uk/store/checkout?e=45514