Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Introduction to Emergency Contraception

UEA (University of East Anglia)

This online course was designed to enhance knowledge of emergency contraception (EC) available in the UK. Subjects included identifying barriers to EC access, EC modes of action, understanding suitability of EC use in a range of clinical situations & quick-starting contraception after EC provision. Learning outcomes were achieved using videos & articles, reflection & discussion & the completion of quizzes. Learners also worked through clinical scenarios.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Katrina Emerson

Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia

UEA (University of East Anglia)

Renee Peile

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Contraception & Sexual Health, Associate Tutor, School of Healthcare Sciences, University of East Anglia

UEA (University of East Anglia)


Learning outcomes

  • Explain the range of hormonal and non-hormonal methods available for emergency post-coital contraception.
  • Explain the importance of an effective sexual history in determining the choice of method of emergency contraception.
  • Identify current clinical guidelines and legislation and know where to access this information.
  • Identify which method of emergency contraception is most suitable in a given situation.
  • Describe the complexities and benefits of quick-starting and how this might impact on practice.


• Introduction to emergency contraception available in the UK
• Consultation skills required for taking a comprehensive history in relation to EC
• Clinical guidance which informs practice and decision making
• Method specific information. E.g. mode of action, contraindications, side-effects, etc.
• Quick starting contraction; the pros and cons

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Introduction to Emergency Contraception

UEA (University of East Anglia)