Advancing Women's Health: Pharmacist Prescribing of Hormonal Contraceptives

Preparing pharmacists to:

  • Identify eligible patients
  • Prescribe & dispense hormonal contraceptives
  • Empower women to take control of their health
  • “All women should have unhindered and affordable access to all FDA-approved contraceptives.”​

    – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

    Allow patients immediate access to contraception (in certain states)

    In this 4-hour course, you will learn to:

    • Identify patients you can assist with pharmacist-prescribed or OTC oral contraception
    • Counsel patients
    • Talk with other members of the health care team about the benefits of this service

    In this Advanced Training, you will:

    Identify which patients can be prescribed this product.

    Understand which oral contraception products are available OTC.

    Learn specific counseling points you should address with each OTC birth control patient.

    Contraindications to the OTC birth control pill.

    Learn how to address concerns from patients and prescribers on the benefits and rebuttal of this new movement.

    Understand the regulatory components and practicality of this initiative and much more!