Clinical recommendations for contraception and abortion care of patients who use substances
Clinical practice Contraception
This previously recorded webinar was orginally held on February 23rd, 2023 and features a discussion of providing medical and surgical abortion care for patients who use substances.
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No future session
On-demand recording available
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
In this activity, learners will explore providing medical and surgical abortion care for patients who use substances, as well as the possible interactions between treatment for substance use disorder and contraception.
Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, researchers, social workers, health educators, and other healthcare professionals. 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:  
  1. Describe the interaction of addiction and reproductive health topics, especially the disproportionate effect on people of color.
  2. Recognize evidence-based recommendations for treatment of substance use disorder and understand the possible interactions with contraception.
  3. Review recommendations for providing abortion care to patients who use substances.
  4. Apply new knowledge to reproductive health clinical scenarios and discuss management options, including counseling approaches and recommendations.

Physicians: The Society of Family Planning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Family Planning designates this other/blended learning activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. 
Physician Assistants: Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
Other Healthcare Professionals: All non-physician healthcare professionals who complete this accredited activity will receive a certificate documenting completion of the course and associated credit. Many societies and credentialing bodies accept accredited CME activities as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline.
If you have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, contact us at or check with your accrediting body before taking this course.
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