Plymouth – Community Pharmacists Emergency Contraception PGD training

11th November 2019 6.30pm - 9pm

Seminar Room (SHiP, Level 5 (Orange Zone) Derriford Hospital, PL6 8DH

Aims of the session:

To update local community  pharmacists in the use of oral emergency contraception PGDs for levonorgestrel (levonelle)  and ulipristal acetate (ellaone) PGDs

Objectives of the session:

  • To explain the key features of the three types of emergency contraception (including emergency copper IUD)
  • To consider how levonorgestrel and ulipristal acetate fit into the provision of EHC in the pharmacy for under 25’s.
  • To develop confidence and competence in identifying the most appropriate emergency contraception using available PGDs
  • To develop skills in working with young people who have contraception and sexual health needsPlaces are limited and need to be reserved in advance – please contact Emma Collins (nurse consultant) or Maria Gilbert (results and recall administrator) tel 01752 (4)30172 for further information and to book your place.