Starting and Using Oral and Injectable Progestogen only Hormonal Contraceptives

This micro skills course explores the assessment and ongoing management of women who choose progestogen-only methods.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Describe the oral and injectable progestogen-only methods available;
  2. Outline the information to be given to women to enable them to choose and safely use oral and injectable progestogen-only methods;Identify when oral and injectable progestogen-only methods might be contraindicated;
  3. Describe the correct procedure for giving an intramuscular (IM) injection

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.