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Choosing the Right Emergency Contraception With Your Patient

Learning Objectives
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
1 Credit CME

During this interactive webinar, learn about the latest developments in emergency contraception (EC) since Plan B became available over the counter. What other options are available to your patients and how does one decide which to prescribe? Find out how EC affects your patients and your practice.

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Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK) is a clinical and public health program dedicated to increasing access to and quality of contraceptive care. Learn more.

Activity Information

Title: Choosing the Right Emergency Contraception With Your Patient

Release Date: February 15, 2022

Expiration Date: February 15, 2023

Target Audience

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 became available over the counter, and how they affect your patients and your practice.

Educational Objectives

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

Course Co-Directors

Katharine White, MD MPH

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 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 School of Medicine

Accreditor Disclosure Policy

Boston University 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

Julie Potter, MD

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).

Planning Committee

Katharine White, MD, MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant and was previously a consultant for FitBit. Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc, Jenn Farraye, NP, Natasha Lerner, MPA, Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Elizabeth Raskin, MPH(c) MSW(c) of Boston Medical Center have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditor Disclosures

The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine's Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager

Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN – Lead nursing planner

CME Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NCPD Accreditation

This educational activity has been provided by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education and jointly provided by Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge.

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1

How to Claim 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 NCPD contact hours. 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

• Watch the presentation

• 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.

DISCLAIMER

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE. NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS REGARDING LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR LEGAL LIABILITY BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVICE OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN ATTORNEY.

For questions about the PICCK program, contact Natasha.Lerner@bmc.org.

For questions about accreditation, contact Boston University School of Medicine – CME Office at: (617) 358-5005 or cme@bu.edu.

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