Counseling Patients About Family Planning
This module utilizes expert discussion and case studies to illustrate patient-centered counseling for family planning and contraception, addresses barriers and biases for providers, and reviews available forms of contraception.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.
Upon completion of this program, the learner should be able to:
- Describe patient-centered care in the context of family planning
- Assess who should be counseled for family planning services
- Address potential provider barriers and biases for quality family planning
- Discuss short-acting and long-acting contraception options
The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available for educational purposes and does not reflect the official views or policies of the DC Department of Health unless explicitly stated.
Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH
Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD
Georgetown University Medical Center
Jamila Perritt, MD, MPH
Susan F. Wood, PhD
Director, Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health
- Jamila Perritt, MD, MPH
- Susan F. Wood, PhD
- Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman discloses that she is a paid expert witness at the request of plaintiffs in litigation regarding pharmaceutical marketing practices. She is also a subcontractor to George Washington School of Public Health.
- Dr. Mark Hathaway is a paid trainer for Nexplanon birth control implant on behalf of Merck and is a paid member of the Clinical Advisory Boards for Afaxys and ContraMed.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.50 Completion
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