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The Role of Family Planning and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Services in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Prevention

This webinar will explore the “retrofit, reform, and reimagine” framework as a foundation for discussing maternal morbidity and mortality in the U.S. The webinar will feature Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. McLemore will describe the historic role of family planning and teen pregnancy prevention services, and suggest reforms to address maternal morbidity and mortality. Dr. McLemore will provide examples of retrofitting existing services to address maternal morbidity and mortality and a road map to programmatic structures that reimagine family planning from the lens of reproductive justice.

Speaker:

Monica R. McLemore PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, University of California, San Francisco and member of the Board of Directors of Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the historic role of family planning and teen pregnancy prevention services
  2. Describe how the “retrofit, reform, and reimagine” framework can be applied to family planning and teen pregnancy prevention services in relation to maternal morbidity and mortality in the U.S.
  3. Describe at least one example of program retrofitting existing services to address maternal morbidity and mortality
  4. List at least three potential strategies to reform family planning, teen pregnancy prevention, and maternal morbidity and mortality prevention
  5. Explain at least two programmatic structures that reimagine how family planning providers can contribute to reproductive justice