Expanding LARC Services: How to Initiate Postpartum IUD

Expanding LARC Services: How to Initiate Postpartum IUD 


Target Audience

Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.

 

Educational Needs Addressed

Learn about how to initiate postpartum IUD services at your hospital, and the recommended best practices for post-placental IUD insertion.

 

Educational Objectives

Participants at the conclusion of this webinar will be able to:
1. Describe the steps toward setting up an immediate postpartum IUD program at your institution
2. Review the elements of a training program for providers and staff
3. Understand the techniques for placement of an IUD immediately after vaginal or cesarean delivery, as well as placement later in the hospital stay

Course Co-Directors

Katharine White, MD, MPH
Vice-Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Boston Medical Center
Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator of Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK)

Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc
Medical Director, BEACON Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Program, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live webinar 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.

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

 

Faculty Presenter

Katharine White, MD, MPH
Faculty is a consultant for Fitbit and receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

 

Planning Committee

Katharine White, MD, MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant.  Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc, Megan O’Brien, RN, Natasha Lerner, MPA, Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Madeline Jankowski, BA, of Boston Medical Center, and Sakina Flint, MS, of Boston University School of Medicine have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

How to Earn Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire live webinar and complete an evaluation. 

 

How to Request a Certificate

Instructions on how to claim a certificate of credit will be shown to all participants who successfully complete this activity and evaluation. Following these instructions to go to the BUSM CME website, register/log in, and complete a second evaluation, participants will be able to instantly download a certificate.

 

DISCLAIMER

THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.  ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NON INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS.  IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.

 

For questions about the program or technology, contact us.

For questions about accreditation, contact Boston University School of Medicine – CME Office at: (617) 358-5005 or cme@bu.edu.