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2020 Annual Meeting Abortion Contraception
Topics include emergency contraception, abortion access, and the impact of racism on reproductive health.
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Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
  • Out-of-state abortions increased for Texas residents after House Bill 2 - Sarah Raifman, MSc
  • Do medication abortion complications increase when restrictive Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy regulations are removed? A population-based study using single-payer linked health administrative data - Laura Schummers, ScD
  • A qualitative exploration of the impact of racism on the reproductive health of US Black women - Kelly Treder, MD, MPH
  • The levonorgestrel vs. copper intrauterine device for emergency contraception: A non-inferiority randomized controlled trial - David Turok, MD
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. Summarize the changes in the number of out-of-state abortions for Texas residents following clinic closures and gestational age limits imposed by House Bill 2 (HB2).
  2. Describe he impact of removal of REMS regulations on abortion access and complications in Canada.
  3. Discuss how institutionalized, interpersonal, and internalized racism interact to impact the reproductive health of Black women in the US.
  4. Compare use of levonorgestrel vs. copper intrauterine device for emergency contraception.

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 internet enduring material 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.
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