Introduction to Emergency Contraception (FutureLearn)

Introduction to Emergency Contraception (FutureLearn)
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The course is for professionals involved in providing contraception as part of their wider role but who have not received formal education in sexual health.
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Introduction to Emergency Contraception (FutureLearn)
Understand emergency contraception and the choices available with this course for people working in healthcare and related fields. Emergency contraception can be confusing, with different types available and public understanding sometimes limited. On this course you will master the basics of emergency contraception: learning about the different types of post-coital contraception, exploring clinical guideliness; and working out which type of contraception is appropriate in different situations.

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What topics will you cover?

• Introduction to emergency contraception available in the UK

• Consultation skills required for taking a comprehensive history in relation to EC

• Clinical guidance which informs practice and decision making

• Method specific information. For example mode of action, contraindications, side-effects etc

• Quick starting contraction; the pros and cons


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Explain the range of hormonal and non-hormonal methods available for emergency post-coital contraception.

- Explain the importance of an effective sexual history in determining the choice of method of emergency contraception.

- Identify current clinical guidelines and legislation and know where to access this information.

- Identify which method of emergency contraception is most suitable in a given situation.

- Describe the complexities and benefits of quick-starting and how this might impact on practice.



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74.00 EUR
The course is for professionals involved in providing contraception as part of their wider role but who have not received formal education in sexual health.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.