Emergency Contraception

Approximate learning time

20 minutes

Course Overview

The morning after pill can be used as emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sexual intercourse, or if a method of contraception has failed. This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the treatment and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with women requesting emergency contraception.

Course Objective

By the end of this course you will understand:

  • When the most fertile period is in a females menstrual cycle.
  • The different methods of emergency contraception.
  • The difference between levonorgestrel and ulipristal.
  • Advice patients should receive following provision of emergency