The OTC BC Pill: Empowering Contraceptive Choices

The OTC BC Pill: Empowering Contraceptive Choices

This short course is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of the new oral over-the-counter birth control tablet, its benefits, proper usage, and key considerations for safe and effective use. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge to assist your patients in making informed decisions about the use of this birth control option.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Compare the effectiveness of over-the-counter (OTC) birth control options
2. Describe key features of the new OTC birth control pill and its packaging
3. Review patient counseling information for the new OTC birth control pill, including benefits, usage, and potential risks

Alexis Ireland, PharmD, RPh
Clinic Pharmacist – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist
University of Iowa Center for Advanced Reproductive Care

Dr. Ireland has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: September 25, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: September 25, 2026

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-316-H01-P
Application-based CPE Activity

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¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

Additional information


0h 30m

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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