AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME
CODE NO: 78381
UNIT TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION
CURRICULUM AREA(S): HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH ED
UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a classroom and practice based unit using examples, role play, standard textbooks, professional publications from the Internet, tutor prepared handouts and worksheets to help the student acquire knowledge and understanding of today’s hormonal methods of contraception.
PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS: Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,7-13), observation (2-6) and discussion (14-16). All assessments recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet.
LEVEL: Level 3
NOTIONAL LEARNING TIME: 30 hours
OUTCOMES TO BE ACCREDITED
In successfully completing this unit the student will have
1. undertaking a pre-training assessment of own background knowledge;
2. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the menstrual cycle and fertility awareness techniques;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the different methods of hormonal contraception;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about contraceptive and sexual health assessment;
5. hearing an experienced practitioner make a comprehensive contraceptive and sexual health assessment;
6. taking part in group discussion about the different methods of hormonal contraception;
demonstrated the ability to
7. identify and explore recommended contraception and reproductive healthcare websites to find approved and up-to-date information about eight methods of hormonal contraception;
8. identify and describe the UK’s emergency contraceptive choices;
9. identify and describe how eight different methods of hormonal contraception work, their correct use and in order to maintain contraceptive protection, what to do when things go wrong;
10. identify and explain five common reasons for hormonal contraception failure;
11. evaluate five women’s medical history for safe use of two methods of emergency contraception;
12. evaluate five women’s family and personal medical history, and her subsequent eligibility to use the eight methods of hormonal contraceptive, safely;
shown knowledge of
13. at least ten features of female reproductive anatomy and physiology;
14. at least two advantages and one disadvantage for using each of eight different types of hormonal contraception;
15. at least two indications and one contraindication for each of the eight types of hormonal contraception;
16. the timing of and at least two legal aspects involved with the use of emergency contraception.
EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,7-12)
Student labelled diagram with explanations (13)
Teacher checklist (2-6,14-16), itemised (14-16)
For outcome 14 checklist to be itemised into 24 parts to show two advantages and one disadvantage for using the eight types of hormonal contraception.
For outcome 15 checklist to be itemised into 24 parts to show two indications and one contraindication for the eight types of hormonal contraception.
For outcome 16 checklist to be itemised into three parts to show knowledge of timing and two legal aspects regarding emergency contraception.
Unit C1 – INTRODUCTION TO THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE AND FERTILITY INDICATORS
Unit C2 – INTRODUCTION TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION
Unit C3 – INTRODUCTION TO NON-HORMONAL METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION
Unit C4 – INTRODUCTION TO BARRIER PROTECTION FOR SAFER SEX