Pharmacist Prescribed Hormonal Contraceptives: Legal and Clinical Update (P)

Pharmacist Prescribed Hormonal Contraceptives: Legal and Clinical Update (P)

NMPE 2016

Northern Michigan Pharmacy Education Seminar 
April 10, 2016

Pharmacist Prescribed Hormonal Contraceptives: Legal and Clinical Update (P)
1.5 contact hours; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-16-216-L01-P; Knowledge-type Activity 

Presenter 

Eric M. Szydlowski, Pharm.D., executive fellow, Michigan Pharmacists Association and Pharmacy Services Inc., Lansing, Mich.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to recognize the scope and impact of unintended pregnancy, explain laws from Oregon and California that permit pharmacists to prescribe certain forms of contraception and possible implications on Michigan, explain how to apply the US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use to individual patient care for hormonal oral and transdermal contraception and discuss how to deliver effective medication counseling to women regarding contraception.