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Contraceptive choices in primary care

Contraceptive choices in primary care

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


March 17, 2017


September 26, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Anne Connolly presents a case-based update on contraception including risks and benefits of different contraception methods. Key learning points include when to recommend long-acting contraception, and safety of oral contraception. This presentation is from MIMS Clinical Update 2016.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider thrombotic risk when prescribing oral contraception
  • Consider a variety of risks including long-term conditions and migraine, when advising on contraceptive choices
  • Advise women on post-partum contraception
  • Check drug interactions online
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Anne Connolly
    GP with a special interest in gynaecology
    Chair of Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours 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.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required