CPPE Emergency Contraception Training (All Community Pharmacists)

CPPE Emergency Contraception Training 

All Community Pharmacists


Dates: 2019 

Thursday 13th June, 19:30 - 21:30 (Leicester)

Thursday 26th September, 19:30 - 21:30 (Loughborough)

The learning objectives are as follows: 

  • Understand the aims of emergency contraception service and its place in contraception and sexual health services overall.
  • Understand confidentiality issues and be aware of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
  • Understand and apply the medico-legal aspects of PGD’s, especially applied to patients under 16 (Fraser guidelines).
  • Undertake the administration of PGD’s, including record keeping and associated paperwork.
  • Be aware of the details of when to carry out a pregnancy test and the action to be taken following the result.
  • Understand how and when to refer clients (signpost) and when to ask for support and advice from the local contraception and sexual health services.
  • Counsel and advise clients appropriately and sensitively, and refer for further contraceptive care.
  • Know what sources of support are available to the pharmacists involved in the provision of the service.

For more information or If you would like to book a place on a course please email: helen.root@cppe.ac.uk 

Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust Providing Sexual Health Services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Services commissioned by Leicester City and Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils.

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