APhA Advanced Training: Increasing Access to Hormonal Contraceptive Products

Course Description

This is a 4-hour online interactive training program that prepares pharmacists to discuss the hormonal contraceptive options available to prescribe, furnish or dispense, in accordance with state laws. The module will discuss the pharmacology of hormonal contraceptive products and review key features of the various products.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how hormonal contraceptive products affect phases of the menstrual cycle to inhibit ovulation.
  • Differentiate among types of hormonal contraceptive products.
  • List non-contraceptive uses of various forms of hormonal contraceptive products.

Obtain Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Credit

To obtain credit for this learning activity, you must successfully complete the activity and have a current APhA account (provided with your registration if you do not already have one). Your transcript of CPE will be on your CPE Monitor account within 24-hours of successful activity completion.

A current APhA account which includes

  • NABP e-Profile ID and PIN
  • Florida Pharmacist / Pharmacist Technician license number (only applicable to Florida Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians)
  • Access your APhA My Account to verify the above information.  

Completion of this activity includes

  • Activity viewed in full
  • Completed assessment with a score of 70% or greater
  • Completed course evaluations

APhA's continuing pharmacy education policy provides learners with two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.


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Author disclosures will be reviewed within the course. APhA's Education staff involved in the review of this content declare no conflict of interest or financial interest in any product or service mentioned, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a full listing of APhA Staff Disclosures, please see the APhA Disclosure Statement webpage at APhA Staff Disclosures.

System Requirements

Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements to have a positive learning experience.


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