Virtual Coffee Break Webinar: Contraception Resources from the CDC, 2016 U.S. MEC & SPR Updates

0.50 hr
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Contraceptive Services Title X Family Planning Program
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National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning (NCTCFP)

Dr. Katharine Simmons, a guest researcher at CDC, was involved with the development of the 2016 U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (U.S. MEC) and the Selected Practice Recommendations (SPR) for Contraceptive Use. During this update in April 2017, she discusses these updates through the use of several case studies.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the 2016 U.S. MEC and SPR updates
  2. Identify intended use and target audience
  3. Understand how to use the U.S. MEC and U.S. SPR
  4. Apply the guidance in specific situations, based on clinical scenarios

Time: 30 minutes

Continuing Education: 0.5 contact hours for a minimal fee

Certificate of Completion: Yes, no charge