462 Contraception Update

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Integrate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use guidelines into daily practice.
  2. Counsel patients about contraception needs based on patient preferences and family planning intentions.
  3. Describe the different types of combined oral contraceptives and their clinical benefits and potential risks.
  4. Describe the effectiveness of and indications and contraindications for use of intrauterine devices.
  5. Counsel patients about the most common adverse effects of intrauterine device use.
  6. Describe the indications and contraindications for use of etonogestrel implants.
  7. Counsel patients about the most common adverse effects of implant use.
  8. Summarize the evidence supporting the Food and Drug Administration black box warning regarding long-term depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use and bone mineral density.
  9. Counsel patients about available methods of permanent sterilization.
  10. Describe the procedures for the different methods of permanent sterilization.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$645.00

Elizabeth J. Brown, MD, MSHP, is the Harrington Clinician Scholar in the Value Institute and department of family and community medicine at the Christiana Care Health System (CCHS), Newark, Delaware. She completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars pro­gram. Dr Brown teaches medical students and residents, and performs health services research within CCHS. 

Karen Antell, MD, MPH, FAAFP, is the director of maternity and women’s health education at the CCHS Family Medicine Residency Program at Wilmington. She also provides obstetrics care in the CCHS department of obstetrics and gynecology and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Resi­dency Program. Dr Antell is a clinician trainer for Upstream USA, a nonprofit organization that assists health centers in providing a full range of contraceptive options. 

Prium Deshmukh, MD, practices at the Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health in Somerville, Massachusetts. Her interests within family medicine include women’s health and special needs care.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$645.00
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