Contraception (online)


Study online at your own pace through interactive learning modules developed by experts in contraception clinical practice and education.

Course Overview

This seven hour course is designed for doctors, nurses and midwives wanting to develop or refresh their understanding of today’s contraception options. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the latest contraception options available in Australia and learn how to safely apply this knowledge in the clinical setting.

Course Content

  • Contraception options and clinical consultation
  • Contraception initiation
  • Quick Start
  • Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) – intrauterine devices (IUDs) and contraceptive implant
  • The combined pill (including different formulations and packaging), contraceptive injection, vaginal ring and progestogen only pills.
  • Non-hormonal forms of contraception
  • Emergency contraception
  • Contraception use in special circumstances - including young people, the perimenopause and people with chronic medical conditions and interacting medications
  • Guidance on management of patients with contraindications and side effects

Please note that some of this course content is also included the online component of the Comprehensive Reproductive and Sexual Health (Nursing) course. It is also included in the online & virtual classroom version of the FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors.


This seven hour course can be undertaken at your own pace but is to be completed within six months of registration.

Entry Requirements / Eligibility

This course is open to doctors, registered nurses and registered midwives.


40 RACGP CPD Accredited Activity Women’s Health points apply (accredited 2020-22 triennium)


$275 (GST does not apply)


Contact us

Clinical Education Unit

Telephone: 03 9257 0129 

Fax: 03 9257 0111