Overview

Are you curious about recent updates in contraceptive options for your patients? Do you want to improve or just refresh your knowledge of hormonal contraceptive options outside of the pill? Listen to family planning specialist Dr. Kate White as she is interviewed by primary care physician Dr. Pamela Kushner about updates in hormonal contraceptive options and they review the benefits of other hormonal contraceptive options like the ring, patch, injection, implant, and intrauterine devices. In episode 1 of this 2-part series podcast, they will review newly approved hormonal contraceptive options and discuss why and how to consider options other than the pill for patients. 

Listen to part two of this podcast series here: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/pmi-contraception-2

Learning Objectives

  • Outline key updates in contraceptive management including new contraceptive options 
  • Compare and contrast the available hormonal contraceptive methods with a focus on those outside of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP)

 


Faculty

Pamela Kushner, MD, FAAFP

Clinical Professor, Director
Kushner Wellness
UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA

 

Kate White, MD, MPH

Vice Chair of Academics
Director, Fellowship in Family Planning
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boston University / Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA 

Disclosures

The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Pamela Kushner, MD, FAAFP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Kate White, MD, MPH: Contracted research for Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Merck.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this endured material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

AANP

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308. 


Designation Statement

This program has been approved for 0.35 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.35 hours of pharmacology.

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Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 


Commercial Supporter

Agile Therapeutics

Education Partner

Pri-Med Institute


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