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First Prescription of Oral and Patch Contraception course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session emphasises the importance of teaching use of user dependent contraceptive methods and demonstrates how this can be done in practice.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in June 2020.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • State the choices of user dependent, oral (combined and progestogen-only pills) and patch contraception
  • Explain the history and examination required before starting the oral contraception or the patch
  • Discuss the contra-indications to oral and patch contraception
  • Demonstrate how to teach oral and patch contraceptive use when starting for the first time

Oral contraception continues to be the most commonly used method of contraception, after condoms. This is despite development of, and increasing availability of, alternatives.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Complete the preceding introductory sessions in the Sexual Health and Contraception module
  • Complete session GPS_11_004 Contraceptive Choice
Instructors / Speakers
Alison Swain,
General Practitioner

Alison has worked as a GP in Birmingham since graduating from the city's in 1986.

She has a special interest in contraception and sexual health and training and facilitates both the contraception unit of the Postgraduate Award in Sexual Health (Warwick University) and Birmingham’s SHIP (Sexual Health in Practice) programme.

Delivery
Title
First Prescription of Oral and Patch Contraception course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Sexual health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.08_13
Access Duration (in months)
12
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Modules this course belongs to
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