Birth Control for Teenagers – PediaCast CME 017

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Elise Berlan visits the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on birth control for teenagers. We cover the prevalence of sexual activity for American teens, the importance of providing birth control options, and strategies for counseling teens and families. We also explore the effectiveness, benefits, side-effects, risks and pitfalls for the entire range of contraceptive options. We hope you can join us!

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TOPICS
Birth Control for Teenagers
Contraceptive Counseling
Condoms
Oral Contraceptives
Injectable Contraceptives (Depo-Provera)
Birth Control Patch (Ortho Evra)
Implantable Contraceptives (Nexplanon)
Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)
IUDs (intrauterine devices) (ParaGard, Mirena, Skyla)
Birth Control Ring (Nuvaring)
Emergency Contraceptives

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Elise Berlan
Twitter: @EliseBerlanMD
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Director, Young Women’s Contraceptive Services (BC4Teens)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Adolescent Medicine at Nationwide Children’s
Young Women’s Contraceptive Services Program (BC4Teens)
BC4Teens – Birth Control for Teens (Teen Site)
BC4Teens – Your Teen and Birth Control (Parent Site)
Talking to Children and Teens about Sex – PediaCast 331
Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (CDC)
Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (CDC)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Report the prevalence of teenage sexual activity in the United States.
  2. Identify the full spectrum of contraceptive options available for teenage patients. 
  3. Compare and contrast the benefits and risks of each contraceptive option.
  4. Counsel a teenage patient on the use of a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC).

 

DISCLOSURES
Dr. Elise Berlan is a consultant for Bayer and is on the speaker’s bureau for Nexplanon.  These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office.  No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
July 20, 2016

EXPIRATION DATE
July 20, 2019

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

 

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