Hormonal Contraceptives – Pharmacy Technician

  Price  $6.95

  Credits  2


This activity will review the menstrual cycle to familiarize the learner with the process by which conception takes place and the sites where pharmacological contraceptive products act to prevent conception. The various hormonal treatment options will be discussed in relation to effectiveness, adverse effects, contraindications/special considerations, and pertinent patient counseling points. Pharmacological options for emergency contraception will also be discussed.


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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacist Technician


Stacey Schneider
Warda Nawaz
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

  • Identify the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle
  • List the mechanism of action, dosage forms, contraindications, dosing, adverse effects, drug-drug and drug supplement interactions, and monitoring of hormonal contraceptive products
  • Recognize the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptive treatment options
  • Recall the mechanism of action, dosing, and effectiveness of the various emergency contraceptives

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
  • CE Broker
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Pharmacy Technician : 0798-0000-22-149-H01-T
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

Credit for this program is issued by passing the final test hosted at www.RxConsultant.com with a score of 70% or higher.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.