Self-managed abortion: What clinicians need to know
Abortion Clinical practice
This one-hour long, self-paced course includes a webinar originally held on June 1st, 2022. Topics include a discussion of methods and components of self-managed abortion, as well as best practices in caring for patients before, during, and after SMA.
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Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
In this webinar, attendees will learn about methods and components of self-managed abortion, as well as best practices when caring for people interacting with the formal healthcare system before, during, and after self-managing their abortion.
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. Define self-managed abortion.
  2. Describe a harm-reduction approach to self-managed abortion.
  3. Explain legal considerations for patients and clinicians related to self-managed abortion.

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 activity (hybrid format) 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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