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How confident are you in discussing NEXPLANON®?
Check your knowledge

NICE recommends all women requiring contraception should be given information about and offered a choice of all methods, including long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) methods.2 Are you confident in delivering this information to your patients? Answer the following questions to find out.

This page is designed to check your knowledge of LARCs including NEXPLANON®. Correct answers can be seen after submitting a response.

Q1. Which of the following groups is NEXPLANON® indicated for?

Q2. Which of these is not a LARC?

Q3. Where in the arm should NEXPLANON® be inserted?

(select all that apply)

Q4. How long does a woman have to wait between NEXPLANON® implants?

Q5. Are LARC methods more cost-effective than the combined oral contraceptive pill?

Q6. What menstrual bleeding pattern changes might women experience with NEXPLANON®?

(select all that apply)

Q7. Which of these non-LARC methods is most effective with typical use?

Do you want to know more about NEXPLANON®?

Browse our list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) from other healthcare professionals and patients, covering a range of topics from missed appointments to non-palpable implants.

References

  1. NEXPLANON® Summary of Product Characteristics
  2. NICE. Long-acting reversible contraception. Clinical guidance (CG)30, updated July 2019. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg30. Accessed July 2021
  3. Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. Combined hormonal contraception, updated November 2020. Available at: https://www.fsrh.org/documents/combined-hormonal-contraception/. Accessed July 2021
  4. Public Health England. Contraception: economic analysis estimation of the return on investment (ROI) for publicly funded contraception in England, June 2018. Available at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/730292/contraception_return_on_investment_report.pdf. Accessed July 2021
  5. NICE. Contraception - progestogen-only methods, last revised March 2021. Available at: https://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/contraception-progestogen-only-methods/. Accessed July 2021
  6. NHS. How effective is contraception at preventing pregnancy? April 2020. Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception/how-effective-contraception/. Accessed July 2021

GB-XPL-115004 | Date of preparation: July 2021

GB-XPL-115075 | Date of preparation: July 2021