KPhA Covers Cost for KY Pharmacists to Complete Required CE to Implement the Emergency Contraception Protocol
Over 267,600 women in Kentucky live in contraceptive deserts and lack adequate access to birth control. Emergency contraception (EC) with oral levonorgestrel is available over-the-counter (OTC); however, many women cannot afford the high cost of OTC EC without prescription insurance. The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy-authorized Self-Care Conditions Protocol: Emergency Contraception enables Kentucky pharmacists to remove barriers to EC by providing patients with a prescription for covered pharmacy access to EC.
The Kentucky Pharmacist's Association has partnered with The UK College of Pharmacy Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice to provide Kentucky pharmacists with an ACPE-accredited online training program and toolkit to implement dispensing of EC services in community pharmacies. Register at NO cost with code: KPHA (all caps)