Emergency contraception part one

This is the first CPPE module in our series on emergency contraception, advising pharmacy technicians on EC supply.  


Welcome to the first module in our series on emergency contraception. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) e-learning programme on Emergency contraception, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.

Learning objectives

After reading this module, you will:

  • Understand how contraception has evolved over time
  • Be aware of the development of emergency contraception supply in community pharmacy
  • Know how to advise women who have missed taking contraceptives on what to do next.