Midwifery Hormonal Contraception Course

Midwifery Hormonal Contraception Course

Midwifery CPD Program

Target Audience:

Registered midwives (and midwifery students), nurses and physicians working in British Columbia.

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver

Overview

This 2.5 hour course is divided into 8 lessons:

  1. Introduction
  2. Intrauterine Contraception
  3. DMPA
  4. Combined Oral Contraceptive
  5. Transdermal Contraceptive Patch (Patch)
  6. Vaginal Contraceptive Ring
  7. Progestin Only Pills
  8. Emergency Contraception

This course meets the requirements of the CMBC's Framework for Midwife Certification in Midwifery Hormonal Contraceptive Therapy and has been approved by the CMBC board. Midwives who successfully complete this course are eligible for CMBC issued specialized practice in this competency area.


Skills Gained

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

  • Apply assessment criteria for identifying appropriate contraceptive therapies.
  • Complete a comprehensive sexual health history.
  • Recognize indications, contraindications, pharmacologic action and potential side effects of intrauterine, injection, combined hormonal, progestin-only, and emergency contraceptives.
  • Include cultural considerations and social determinants of health in any assessment.
  • Prescribe appropriate contraceptive options for individual clients.
  • Counsel clients on relevant information, instructions, and cautions for the use of contraceptives.
  • Recognize adverse effects of contraceptives and indications for discontinuation and/or referral to another medical professional.

Cost

$249 + tax for Registered BC Midwives and other Healthcare Providers

No fee for Undergraduates and Bridging Students in UBC Midwifery Program

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Registered midwives (and midwifery students), nurses and physicians working in British Columbia.

Location:
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver  British Columbia
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Contact

UBC CPD eLearning, cpd.online@ubc.ca

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