Contraception Essentials in Primary Care – Expression of Interest


Delivery Mode:
12:00 am
Doctors, Nurses

Course Overview

This course will be run numerous times throughout the year. Please join the waitlist to be notified when a course is available in your location.

Through case studies, presentations, group discussion and online learning the Contraception Essentials in Primary Care course will increase primary care providers’ knowledge and confidence in discussing the benefits of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy amongst their patient population. This course will be particularly relevant for, but not limited to, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, and practice nurses working in primary care settings.

Learning Objectives:

It is expected that after completing the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss available contraceptive methods’ safety, efficacy, and side effects.
  • Implement a contraception consultation framework that demonstrates patient-centred shared decision-making.
  • Outline common issues and side effects that arise in contraceptive care.
  • Propose strategies for breaking down barriers to contraception access.

Target Audience

GPs, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, and Practice Nurses working in primary care settings.


This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program. This activity has been allocated 4 educational activity hours and 1 reviewing performance hour in the RACGP 2023-2025 triennium. 

The training is in the process of being endorsed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) and Australian College of Nursing (ACN).


This program is financially supported by Organon. Sponsorship is governed by ASHM’s sponsorship policy. Organon has no input into the education content, tone, emphasis, selection of speakers or attendees. ASHM does not endorse or promote any sponsor’s product or service.

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