How to Choose Which Oral Contraceptive Pill for New Nurse Practitioners

clinical topics contraceptives gyn Jul 14, 2020
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When it comes to choosing which oral contraceptive pill to prescribe, there are SO many options. How do you know which one is the right one? As a new nurse practitioner, you’ll usually get different recommendations from different providers. 

Choosing a Contraceptive Pill

In this video I’ll be covering:

  • The first step to prescribing that’s easy to forget
  • What criteria to consider when choosing
  • The two main routes to follow (and how to know which one to go down) 

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