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145135 - An updated guide to contraception. Part 1: Short-acting methods

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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

Contraceptive choice is determined by many factors. The role of the clinician is to ensure that patients are aware of all suitable methods of contraception to allow well-informed choices. This article is an updated practical guide to the short-acting methods of contraception – combined hormonal contraceptives (combined oral contraceptives and the vaginal ring) and the progestogen-only pill.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify factors that determine the suitability of specific contraceptives for individual women
  • Explain when a woman is protected from pregnancy after starting a combined oral contraceptive (COC)
  • Outline how to use a COC in an extended regimen
  • Guide a new mother through choosing and using a short-acting contraceptive
  • Help a woman adhere to the strict regimen required by a progesterone-only pill
  • Delivery
    Title
    145135 - An updated guide to contraception. Part 1: Short-acting methods
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    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    24-Oct-2018
    End Date
    19-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1.5 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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