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External CPD Credits: 6
GMS Study Leave: 1 day
No of Lessons: 5
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Overview of Module
This Module was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme:
Lesson 1: Introduction to LARCThe promotion of LARCs as a highly effective, safe and cost efficient option for contraception, among women of all ages, underpins much of the work in women's health in the ICGP. This short lesson highlights low uptake rates for LARCs in Ireland.
Lesson 2: Progestogen-only Implants - Pre-InsertionThis lesson outlines current guidance around assessment and patient education prior to insertion of progestogen-only implants.
Lesson 3: Progestogen-only Implants - Insertion & RemovalInsertion of a subdermal implant is a minimally invasive procedure, which can be undertaken by trained GPs in a community setting. (Please note that this lesson is for demonstration purposes only, and does not prepare GPs for independent insertion or removal of device
Lesson 4: Intrauterine Contraception - Pre-InsertionThis lesson outlines assessments which should be undertaken, and issues which should be discussed prior to insertion of an intrauterine device (copper & hormonal).
Lesson 5: Intrauterine Contraception - Insertion & Removal
NOTE: While a number of ICGP modules have a tight focus on one or two domains, most modules endeavour to address all domains to some degree (low, medium, high). This is clearly displayed in the diagram below:
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For members of the public wishing to learn about Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) we suggest you talk with your local GP or visit