CPPE Emergency Contraception (PH Community Based Service Contracts)

CPPE Emergency Contraception Training 

(Public Health - Community Based Service Contracts) Community Pharmacists already on the provider list

Dates: 2019 

Saturday 30th November: 10 - 12pm 

Venue: Conference room at Haymarket Shopping Centre, First Floor. LE1 3YH

This resource will help pharmacy professionals acquire the knowledge, develop the skills and demonstrate the attitudes necessary to offer an emergency contraception service.

Pre-course requirement: 

You will need to have completed the follow e-learning  and attempted the e-assessment before you attend the course:

  1. Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults (Jan 2017)
  2. Contraception (June 2018)

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • describe the aims of an emergency contraceptive service and its place in contraception and sexual health services
  • describe the principles of confidentiality and appropriate safeguarding
  • work to emergency contraception consultations
  • use the patient group direction appropriately to ensure that medico-legal aspects are balanced with the woman’s safety and preferences
  • apply current clinical guidance to emergency contraception consultations to provide safe and effective care
  • demonstrate a person-centred approach to the discussion being sensitive to the needs and preferences of the woman
  • explain how and when you would refer or signpost a woman to a further service and how you would access further support and advice from local sexual health services if needed.


All pre-work material will be sent to you by post, but you can also download all these resources from CPPE once you have booked on to the event via www.cppe.ac.uk

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

In the event that there are insufficient delegates to run a particular course, we reserve the right to cancel a Course within a week of the Course date. 

Professional Helpline

This number is accessible to all healthcare professionals who wish to discuss any sexual health queries:

Monday to Friday: 9am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 1:30pm

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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