Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
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Ovulation and pregnancy testing

Contents

  • Ovulation and pregnancy testing
  • The ovulation cycle
  • Understanding the issue
  • Common causes of infertility
  • Lifestyle factors
  • Added advice
  • Home testing kits
  • Confirming a pregnancy
  • Scenario
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation
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Ovulation and pregnancy testing

It’s difficult to know when ovulation happens, so couples may visit the pharmacy for advice and products to help pinpoint the best time during a woman’s monthly cycle to try to conceive.

Learning objectives

After studying this module, assistants will:

  • Understand the stages of the female monthly cycle
  • Be aware of the importance of good pre-conception care and a healthy lifestyle
  • Be able to advise on the use of ovulation and home pregnancy tests
  • Be familiar with the early signs and symptoms of pregnancy.

Originally Published by Training Matters

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