Contraception 1004 - Contraceptive Technology Update - Apr 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for OB/GYNs, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other family planners.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. AHC also is approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 10864).

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Faculty

Author
Rebecca Bowers

Editorial Group Head
Glen Harris
AHC Media, formerly Thomson American Health Consultants

Senior Managing Editor
Joy Dickinson
AHC Media, formerly Thomson American Health Consultants

Consulting Editor
Robert A. Hatcher, MD, MPH
Senior Author, Contraceptive Technology
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta

Subjects:

  • Bulletin: New information emerges on risks associated with Ortho Evra
  • Contraception, weight gain: Weigh evidence and myths
  • Review options in treatment of PMDD;Do OCs impact libido? More research needed
  • Boost teens’ knowledge when it comes to STDs
  • Rocky road forecast for family planning in 2006
  • Get ready for National Women’s Health Week
  • Senior citizens and HIV: Age is no defense when it comes to infection with AIDS
  • HIV diagnoses: Racial differences still exist
  • Make plans for ACNM annual meeting in May

Objectives:

  • Identify clinical, legal, or scientific issues related to development and provisions of contraceptive technology or other reproductive services
  • Describe how those issues affect service delivery and the benefits or problems created in patient care in the participant?s practice area
  • Integrate practical solutions to problems and information into daily practices, according to advice from nationally recognized family planning experts

Financial Disclosure:

Consulting Editor Robert A. Hatcher, MD, MPH, Author Rebecca Bowers, Editorial Group Head Glen Harris, and Senior Managing Editor Joy Dickinson report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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