Title: Choosing the Right Emergency Contraception With Your Patient
Release Date: February 15, 2022
Content Validation Review: February 1, 2023
Renewal Release Date: February 16, 2023
Expiration Date: February 16, 2024
Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.
Educational Needs Addressed
Learn about the latest developments in emergency contraception, since Plan B (Levonorgestrel) became available over the counter, and how they affect your patients and your practice.
1. Discuss the available methods of emergency contraception (EC) and how they differ
2. Determine the most appropriate form of EC for each patient
3. Understand how special circumstances affect EC eligibility
4. Describe the steps to maximizing EC provision in your clinical setting
Vice-Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Boston Medical Center
Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Principal Investigator of Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK)
Elisabeth Woodhams, MD MSc
Medical Director, BEACON Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Program, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Accreditor Disclosure Policy
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.
Faculty Presenter has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product (intrauterine devices as emergency contraception).
Katharine White, MD, MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Inc., and Evofem Biosciences grants, and was previously a consultant for FitBit. Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc, Jenn Farraye, NP, Natasha Lerner, MPA, Lily Acton, MPH, and Elizabeth Raskin, MPH(c) MSW(c) of Boston Medical Center have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The following planning committee members from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine's Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge. Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Contact Hours: 1, none of which are eligible for pharmacology credit
By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the posttest and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and nurses are entitled to receive 1 Nursing contact hour. Certificates of credit will be awarded following completion of the posttest and evaluation through the supplied link. The certificates of credit will be available for immediate download.
In order to claim credit please:
• Review the activity front matter and faculty disclosures
• Complete the posttest and activity evaluation
• Physicians and nurses who successfully complete the posttest and evaluation will respectively receive CME. You must score 70% or higher on the posttest to receive credit for this activity.
• All other participants who successfully complete the posttest and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.
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