Emergency Hormonal Contraception (updated) by hcj

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									Emergency Hormonal Contraception
(updated)
Published: 2005

Overview

This package looks at information exercises and action planning to support patient group
directions and professional over-the-counter provision of emergency hormonal contraception
(EHC). Referral consideration for non-hormonal methods is discussed.

Topics

At the end of this course you will be able to:

          Identify the main reasons for emergencycontraception requests.
          Discuss and apply licensed indications for useof Levonelle 2 EHC.
          Describe the mechanism of action and possibleside-effects of EHC.
          Prepare and/or adapt protocols and offeradvice for clients requesting EHC.
          Identify referral conditions and develop referrallinks with other agencies.
          Outline the legal issues/considerations associatedwith the supply of EHC.

Hours

On completion of the MCQ this course will provide 3 hours of continuing education study

								
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