Self-Paced Course

In this 1-hour webinar, Drs. Chelsea Polis and Rachel Urrutia will provide an overview of nomenclature and types of fertility awareness based methods (FABM), name various biomarkers used in the practice of FABM, discuss counseling skills for individuals interested in FABMs, and answer questions from the live audience.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the nomenclature around and types of fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) for pregnancy prevention, including app-based methods;
  2. Name various biomarkers used in the practice of FABMs; and
  3. Apply counseling skills for individuals interested in FABMs, including understanding which types of FABM may be most appropriate for various types of clients.

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

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After completing a systematic review, Drs. Chelsea Polis and Rachel Urrutia summarize the best available data from retrospective surveys and prospective studies on the effectiveness of fertility awareness based methods for pregnancy prevention.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of various study designs for estimating the effectiveness of FABMs for pregnancy prevention.
  2. Summarize the best available data from retrospective surveys and also from prospective studies on FABM effectiveness for pregnancy prevention.

Supported by the Office of Population Affairs, US Dept of Health and Human Services Grant #1 FPTPA006029-01-00.

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Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS, Director, Program in Woman Centered Contraception, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, will review research on the links between hormonal contraception, breast cancer, depression, and suicide.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the results of recent studies exploring the relationship between contraception and breast cancer risk; and
  2. Understand the results of recent studies exploring the relationship between contraception and depression.

Supported by the Office of Population Affairs, US Dept of Health and Human Services Grant #1 FPTPA006029-01-00. 

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Victoria Jennings, PhD, of the Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University School of Medicine, has expertise in reproductive health and family planning developed over a career spanning more than three decades. In this presentation, Dr . Jennings will provide information on apps being used for pregnancy prevention and how clinicians can support clients who are considering these apps.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify characteristics of apps appropriate for pregnancy prevention; and
  2. Support clients who choose to use an app as part of their strategy to avoid pregnancy.

Supported by the Office of Population Affairs, US Dept of Health and Human Services Grant #1 FPTPA006029-01-00.

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Dr. Katherine Simmons is an obstetrician gynecologist and reproductive specialist within the division of reproductive health at CDC. During this presentation, she will be discussing the 2016 updates to the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria and the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use through the use of several case studies. This course offers 1.0 contact hour.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (U.S. MEC) and U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (U.S. SPR)
  2. Identify intended use and target audience
  3. Understand how to use the U.S. MEC and U.S. SPR
  4. Apply the guidance in specific situations, based on clinical scenarios

Supported by the Office of Population Affairs, US Dept of Health and Human Services Grant #1 FPTPA006029-01-00. 

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