Contraceptive Technology Update (Vol. 37, No. 7) - July 1, 2016

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Release date: July 2016

Valid through: July 2018

Target Audience

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

Subjects

  • Success with Teen Pregnancy Rate, But There Is More Work Left to Do
  • Update on Contraceptive Implant What Family Planners Need to Know
  • Data Suggest Hormonal Therapy Doesn’t Increase VTE Risk in Women on Anticoagulant Therapy
  • Washington Watch: Medicaid Pushes Forward on Family Planning
  • A Low-Dose Estrogen Capsule Examined as Possibility for Vaginal Atrophy
  • Abstract & Commentary: Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Helpful or Harmful?

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

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Nurses

  • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing

Authors

Rebecca Bowers

Editors

Executive Editor: Joy Dickinson

Continuing Education & Editorial Director: Lee Landenberger

Nurse Planner: Melanie Deal

Physician Reviewer: Robert A. Hatcher, MD, MPH

Financial Disclosure

Contraceptive Technology Update's author Rebecca Bowers, Executive Editor Joy Daughtery Dickinson, Consulting Editor Robert A. Hatcher, MD, MPH, Melanie Deal, nurse reviewer, and guest columnists Adam Sonfield and Molly A. Brewer report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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