New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Hormonal Contraception Certification Course - FINAL 2024 Date Scheduled 12/2/24 12pm - 2pm MST!

  • Monday, December 02, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


  • Must be a current NMSHP member; will be verified w/ Executive Director
  • Must be a current NM Walmart Pharmacist.


New Mexico Pharmacist Home-Study MOODLE Training!

"Prescriptive Authority for Hormonal Contraception"

12/2/24 LIVE ZOOM SCHEDULED - 12pm - 2pm MST


MUST BE A CURRENT NMPhA, NMSPH or Walmart CHAIN DRUG COALITION MEMBER prior to registering for course.

This course consists of 4 hours of home-study and 2 hours of live training.   You must successfully complete the home-study portion prior to getting registered for the live session.  Please contact Julie Weston at the NMPhA office with any questions at or 505-265-8729.  Once you have successfully registered, NMPhA will forward Moodle log-in instructions within 2-4 days.

“New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception”  ACPE #0104-0000-24-005-H01-P  4 contact hrs. / 0.4 CEUs


Upon completion of this application-based program, participants will be able to:  1)  Explain the need for Pharmacist Prescribed Contraceptives in New Mexico; 2)  Define what family planning means, the role of family planning programs, and cost savings by family planning programs for families and communities; 3)  Introduce the US MEC Summary Chart and its use and review its history; 4)  Present and review the documents/protocol created for New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for contraception; 5)  Identify available contraceptive methods and mechanism of action/effectiveness of available contraceptives; 6)  Define common side effects of HC and how to manage those side effects appropriately; 7)  Describe important features of effective communication with patients and proper patient communication techniques to be used in the pharmacy for successful outcomes; 8)  Review how to help the patient choose the best method based on a focused health history and individual needs, the significance of informed consent and the proper consenting process, and confidentiality needs of the patient and 9)  Describe a workflow process in pharmacy practice to furnish patients with self-administered contraceptives.

 “New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception Live Requirement”  ACPE #0104-0000-24-006-L04-P  2 contact hrs. / 0.2 CEUs

Presenter: Amy Bachyrycz, PharmD, Associate Professor of Pharmacy (Community Pharmacy) in the Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, UNM College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque, NM

Upon completion of this knowledge-based program, participants will be able to: 1)  Provide a brief review of key facts concerning hormonal contraception; 2)  Review sample patient cases; 3)  Offer the opportunity to ask questions and clarify issues in providing hormonal contraceptive care; 4)  Identify the best resources for building clinical skills and 5)  Offer pharmacy-specific practice suggestions.



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DMPA Injection Techniques Video


To receive CPE + New Mexico Prescriptive Authority you must:

1.        Provide full payment of training

2.        Review all content

3.       Passing grade of 80% on the post quiz in the home-study portion

4.     Complete program evaluations online plus in live portion

Participants are required to turn in a completed program evaluation form to receive the designated CEUs.  Your CPE credits will be submitted into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on this form.  Full NM HC prescriptive authority will not be acknowledged until the full 6 hour training is complete, a passing quiz grade and full payment has been received.

The New Mexico Pharmacists Association is accredited by the

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This knowledge-based program provides 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education home-study credit and is designed for pharmacists. The additional knowledge-based live program offers 2.0 contact hrs. (0.2 CEUs) CPE credit.   Participants must have a passing grade of 80% on the home-study quiz and are required to turn in a completed program evaluation form to receive the designated CEUs.  Your CPE credits  will be submitted into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on the program evaluation form. 

- LIVE ZOOM MEETING (Contact NMPhA for meeting instructions)  ZOOM Meeting link will be forwarded 2-3 days prior to the session.

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