Clinical Resources

Pharmacy Forms and Guides


CDC US Medical Eligibility Criteria Chart 2020

  • Eligibility to use various contraceptive methods for selected medical conditions and patient characteristics. Based on full guidelines. Available as a mobile app for Apple or Android.

CDC US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use

  • Guidance for contraceptive management issues, including late/missed doses. Available as a mobile app for Apple or Android.

Emergency Contraception Guide for Pharmacies and Retailers

Providing Ongoing Hormonal Contraception after Use of Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Efficacy of Emergency Contraception and Body Weight: Current Understanding and Recommendations

Curriculum and Resources from Preconception Health + Health Care Initiative

  • Preconception/interconception care clinical toolkit for providers
  • Guidelines

Pharmacist Education and Training

See our training programs.

Pharmacists’ Roles in Medication Abortion is a free 1-hour ACPE-accredited continuing pharmacy education program from the University of California San Francisco.

Medication Abortion Curriculum is open access curriculum content available for pharmacy educators to use in their classrooms.

Individualizing Long-Acting Contraceptive Choices: A Guide for Patient Counseling is a free 2-hour educational program (no CPE credit available).

Physicians for Reproductive Health’s Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health Education Program includes 20 modules and standard case videos.

Other Resources

Contraception Coverage by Insurers

Bedsider Providers

  • Articles to keep you up to date with clinical issues
  • Appointment reminders for patients
  • Patient education materials available online and in print

Pharmacist Prescribing vs. Over-the-Counter

Emergency Contraception and Medical Abortion: What’s the Difference?

Mailing Prescription Medications to Patients Resource Guide

Get Listed

Providing birth control directly to patients? List your practice on our Birth Control Pharmacies Locator Tool and the Bedsider Health Center Locator Tool to make it easier for patients to find you.

Birth Control Pharmacies Logo (2)

Selling, dispensing, and/or prescribing emergency contraception?  List your pharmacy or practice on the Bedsider Emergency Contraception Locator Tool to make it easier for patients to find you.

Patient Education Resources

Our Patient Education Resources

Birth Control Methods Guide

Method Fact Sheets

Patient Counseling Guide

Other Patient Education Resources

Show Your Love

  • National campaign designed to promote wellbeing and support young women and men as they strive to achieve their goals and make healthy lifestyle choices today.

Materials from March of Dimes

Preconception Care from MedlinePlus

Preconception Health and Health Care from CDC

Preconception Health from the Office on Women’s Health, US DHHS

“The Gabby System” from Boston University’s Project Preconception Care

  • Gabby is a virtual patient advocate
  • Designed to help young Black and African American women improve their preconception health status