Depo-Provera - Uses, Indications and Contraindications

Depo-Provera - Uses, Indications and Contraindications

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

This 1.5 hour interactive course provides an overview of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and its use a hormonal contraceptive and in the treatment of endometriosis and some cancers.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Participants will learn the mechanism of action indications contraindications and side effects. It provides specific instruction on the appropriate method of administration including the Z-track method for intramuscular injection.

Business Outcomes

This course supports safe practice and the continuing education of all nurses and midwives who provide clinical or counselling services to women considering the use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate.