Contraception 1005 - Contraceptive Technology Update - May 01, 2006

Target Audience:

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

Accreditation:

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AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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:

  • Shortening the pill-free interval: New contraceptives take next step
  • States make push to widen access to EC
  • ‘Quick Start’ approach eyed for DMPA and patch
  • Keep spotlight on LGV: New cases reported
  • Spray-on contraceptive moves to next step
  • Check advances made in microbicide development

Objectives:

  • Identify clinical, legal, or scientific issues related to development and provision 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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