Professional Development

Webinar Contraception Essentials In Primary Care (NT)

Webinar Contraception Essentials In Primary Care (NT)

ASHM is hosting a 2 part Contraception webinar for NT health professionals on 5 & 6 September 2023.

Through case studies, presentations, group discussion and online learning the Contraception Essentials in Primary Care course will increase primary care providers’ knowledge and confidence in discussing the benefits of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy amongst their patient population.

Target Audience:

NT-based GPs, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, and Practice Nurses working in primary care settings.


Cherie Bennett

Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sydney Sexual Health & Medical Educator at ASHM

Rachel Jewell

Clinical RN/RM & Educator at Family Planning NT

Angela Smith

Senior Medical Officer, True Relationships & Reproductive Health

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn to:

  • Discuss available contraceptive methods’ safety, efficacy, and side effects.
  • Implement a contraception consultation framework that demonstrates patient-centred shared decision-making.
  • Outline common issues and side effects that arise in contraceptive care.
  • Propose strategies for breaking down barriers to contraception access.


This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program. This activity has been allocated 4 educational activity hours and 1 reviewing performance hour in the RACGP 2023-2025 triennium.

This online course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 5 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.

APNA: Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 5 CPD hours.


This program is financially supported by Organon. Sponsorship is governed by ASHM’s sponsorship policy. Organon has no input into the education content, tone, emphasis, selection of speakers or attendees. ASHM does not endorse or promote any sponsor’s product or service.


Please contact Elaine Turner at

or call on 0478 024 539

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