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Jadelle®: Progesterone-only implant contraception

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Length
1 hour
Category
Womens health
Publish Date
20 February 2017
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About this Course

To enable women requesting contraception and enable them to make informed choices about managing their fertility.

Jadelle® is a long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) initially approved for use in the US in 1996.  Jadelle®is now approved in more than 44 countries and used by more than 3 million women worldwide.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Advise women and men requesting contraception and enable them to make informed choices about managing their fertility.
  • Appropriately consult with and assess women who wish to use the Jadelle® implant.
  • Understand the composition and pharmacokinetics of the Jadelle® implant and potential drug interactions.
  • Explain the indications and contraindications, medical eligibility criteria, advantages and disadvantages, side effects and complications of Jadelle® implant use.
  • Understand the mode of action and contraceptive efficacy of implants.
  • Manage side effects of Jadelle® including bleeding problems.
  • Describe the management of an impalpable implant.

 

Acknowledgements

This content was created by Dr Orna McGinn, MRCGP (UK) DRCOG DFFP FRCNZGP.

 

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