Care of the Woman Who Has Had Unprotected Sex course for GPs
This session covers the assessment and management of women requesting emergency contraception (EC) in primary care.
This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in May 2020.
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Carry out an effective consultation covering all the necessary issues relating to emergency contraception
- Communicate effectively with women to enable them to make decisions about emergency contraception
- Explain the methods available and how to use them
- Discuss the issues involved in providing this service in primary care settings
The provision of Emergency Contraception (EC) is an important part of a wider strategy for reducing the numbers of unplanned pregnancies.
Before commencing this session you should:
- Complete the preceding introductory sessions in the Sexual Health and Contraception module
Maggie joined Dundee School of Medicine in October 2017 as Chair of Education in General Practice and became the Head of the Undergraduate Division in November 2019.
Prior to her current role Maggie was a GP appraiser, a performance assessor for the GMC and an examiner for Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Maggie is currently the lead for Dundee’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship and is a founder member of the UK’s Clinical Reasoning in Medical Education group.