Contraception During Perimenopause
May 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Contraception During Perimenopause
Live One-Hour Webinar May 26, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Presented by Mike Thomas, MD
Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.
Educational Needs Addressed
Perimenopause is the time period in a patient’s reproductive life just prior to the complete cessation of menses. During this time, premenopausal patients may experience symptoms as a result of changes in hormones, yet are still at risk for pregnancy. This webinar will explore the considerations for contraceptive counseling with patients at this time in their lives. We will also discuss how hormonal contraception can provide perimenopause symptom relief.
Participants at the conclusion of this webinar will be able to:
1. Discuss the noncontraceptive benefits of contraceptive agents
2. Assess pregnancy risk in perimenopausal patients
3. Explain the risks and benefits of hormonal contraceptives in the mature person
4. Discuss transitioning from contraception to menopausal hormone replacement therapy
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
Accreditor Disclosure Policy
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.
Mike Thomas, MD
Faculty Presenter does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests. He does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.
Katharine White, MD MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Inc., and Evofem Biosciences grants, and was previously a consultant for FitBit. Elisabeth Woodhams, MD MSc, Jenn Farraye, NP, Natasha Lerner, MPA, Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Elizabeth Raskin MPH(c) of Boston Medical Center have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:
Sakina Flint, MS – Program Manager
Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager
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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 activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
How to Earn Credit
In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire live webinar and complete an evaluation. The evaluation survey will appear at the end of this activity after the content presentation. In the last evaluation question select that you wish to receive CME credit.
How to Request a Certificate
By reviewing the course content and completing the evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To receive a certificate for your participation in this activity, you will need to complete the evaluation survey at the end of this activity and in the last question select that you wish to receive CME credit. PICCK will send your certificate directly to you via email. You can expect your certificate within two weeks of completing the evaluation survey.
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