Contraception 1409 - Contraceptive Technology Update - Sep 01, 2010

Target Audience:

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

Accreditation:

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

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

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

Author
Rebecca Bowers

Executive Editor
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Senior Managing Editor
Joy Dickinson
AHC Media

Washington Watch Columnist
Adam Sonfield

Nurse Reviewer
Sharon B. Schnare, RN, FNP, CNM, MSN, FAANP
Clinical Instructor
Department of Family and Child Nursing
University of Washington Seattle School of Nursing

Subjects:

  • FDA panel recommends approval of new emergency contraceptive pill
  • Estradiol valerate, dienogest OC gets nod
  • Organizations advocate for adolescent care
  • Is contraception part of preventive health?
  • Multipurpose methods: New prevention option?
  • New data emerge on teen sexual health
  • Check out new HIV testing approaches — Could they impact epidemic in United States?
  • Erectile dysfunction drug use, STD rate eyed
  • Sexual, social factors put women at greater HIV risk

Objectives:

  • identify clinical, legal, or scientific issues related to development and provisions of contraceptive technology or other reproductive services
  • describe how those issues affect services and patient care
  • integrate practical solutions to problems and information into daily practices, according to advice from nationally recognized family planning experts
  • provide practical information that is evidence-based to help clinicians deliver contraceptives sensitively and effectively

Financial Disclosure:

Consulting Editor Robert A. Hatcher, MD, MPH, Author Rebecca Bowers, Executive Editor Coles McKagen, Senior Managing Editor Joy Dickinson, and Adam Sonfield (Washington Watch Columnist) report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Sharon B. Schnare, RN, FNP, CNM, MSN, FAANP, (Nurse Reviewer) discloses that she is a retained consultant and a speaker for Barr Laboratories, Berlex, and Organon; she is a consultant for 3M Pharmaceuticals; and she is a speaker for FEI Women's Health, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, and Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.

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