Today’s Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Practical Considerations
This activity is designed to equip PAs with guideline and evidence-based knowledge on several forms of birth control methods.

Today’s Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Practical Considerations

Deanna Najera, MPAS, MS, PA-C, NCC; Nisha McKenzie, PA-C

This activity is designed to equip PAs with guideline and evidence-based knowledge on several forms of birth control methods, relevant safety and efficacy data, and common concerns and priorities related to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) that generally apply to women at various life stages. By doing so, the education aims to also improve patient counseling regarding contraceptive options, effectiveness, risks, and benefits.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to:
  • Evaluate safety and efficacy data on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) options, with a focus on research and treatment guidelines related to LARC options
  • Describe common concerns and priorities related to contraception that generally apply to women at various life stages and should be considered for clinician-patient discussions

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 1.0 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credit by the AAPA Review Panel. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs. Approval valid until July 31, 2018.

Disclosure Policy Statement

It is the policy of AAPA to require the disclosure of the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship a faculty member has with the commercial interest of any commercial product discussed in an educational presentation. The participating faculty reported the following:

Faculty

Deanna Najera, MPAS, MS, PA-C, NCC
Emergency Medical Associates, PA, PC
Carroll Hospital Emergency Department in Westminster, MD
True North Wellness Services, Hanover, PA
Chair, AAPA Commission Health of the Public 2016-2017
No commercial relationships to disclose

Nisha McKenzie, PA-C
Grand Rapids OB/GYN
Center for Women's Sexual Health - Founder and Director
Great Lakes Sexual Health Alliance - Co-Founder and Director of Finance
Sexuality Educator
AASECT Certified Sexuality Counselor
No commercial relationships to disclose

Activity Planners

Marie-Michele Leger, MPH, PA-C
AAPA
Alexandria, VA
No commercial relationships to disclose

Wendy Scales, PhD
The France Foundation
Old Lyme, CT
No commercial relationships to disclose

Heather Tarbox, MPH
The France Foundation
Old Lyme, CT
No commercial relationships to disclose

Off-Label/Unapproved Product(s) Discussion

There are no references to off-label/unapproved uses of products in this program. 

Disclaimer

The opinions and comments expressed by faculty and other experts, whose input is included in this program, are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs mentioned in this program including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects and dosage before administering to patients.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Bayer

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