Emergency Contraceptive Pill Refresher Education Course - On Demand

  • $0.00 incl. GST for PSNZ members
  • $100.00 incl. GST for NZHPA members
  • $100.00 incl. GST for non-members

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This training course is designed as a refresher training for pharmacists who are already accredited to supply the Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP). Only accredited pharmacists may sell the ECP. If you are looking to become accredited, you will need to complete the PSNZ Emergency Contraceptive Pill Accreditation Course.

About this learning module;

This learning consists of a recorded presentation, supplementary readings, MCQ assessment and a reflective template to help you use this education to improve everyday practice.

This learning activity has been accredited by PSNZ Education (Professional Development and Training) for 2 hours of professional learning and is suitable for inclusion in a pharmacist’s records for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

This learning can be used for your annual recertification requirements -

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this module learners will be able to:

  • Explain the menstrual cycle and be able to calculate the ‘fertile window’
  • Identify when patients are at risk of unintended pregnancy, and when emergency contraception is required
  • Provide advice on the available methods of emergency contraception, including their mode of action, side effects and discuss follow up as required
  • Provide advice about the effectiveness of the copper IUD and oral levonorgestrel (the emergency contraceptive pill) as methods of emergency contraception
  • Counsel women on aspects of sexual health, such as the need for ongoing contraception and STI screening
  • Provide information about ongoing contraception
  • Recognise situations requiring referral to another practitioner (e.g. GP, sexual health clinic)

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    PSNZ Education, Professional Development and Training would like to acknowledge Bayer for their financial support for this course allowing us to make it free for our members. The information delivered has been developed independently of their support.

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