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Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

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Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1.00 hour

Published

January 4, 2017

Updated

November 14, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Farzana Siddiqui discuss questions that GPs may need to answer from women considering having an IUS or IUD fitted. Case scenarios are also presented. Key learning points include the risks and benefits of intrauterine contraception, contraindications to the IUS and IUD, and the risk of ectopic pregnancy.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Advise women on the risks and benefits of the contraceptive coil (IUD) and IUS
  • Inform women about what to expect during fitting
  • Advise women about what may happen once an IUD or IUS is in place
  • Author

    Activity and test authors
    Dr Farzana Siddiqui
    Consultant in contraception and sexual health
    Oldham Integrated Care Centre
    UK

    Dr Anita Sharma
    GP in Oldham
    Clinical director for vascular care, Oldham CCG
    NICE QSAC GP member
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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