Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2013 - Contraception Pearls for Clinical Practice
This online module describes how the menstrual cycle is used as a basis for managing oral contraceptives, discusses how to prescribe combined oral contraceptives for ’extended use’ method, discusses the advantages and disadvantages associated with a shortened pill-free interval when using combined oral contraceptives and compares and contrasts features of Skyla and Mirena IUD.
This course was recorded in May 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: January 16, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.
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This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Describe how the menstrual cycle is used as a basis for managing oral contraceptives.
- Prescribe combined oral contraceptives for ’extended use’ method.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages associated with a shortened pill-free interval when using combined oral contraceptives.
- Compare and contrast features of Skyla and Mirena IUD.
Martha Hoffman, MN ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, The Everett Clinic, Silver Lake; Senior Lecturer, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level