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Announcing LARC Training!

Posted about 2 years ago by Amy O'Meara

Long Acting Reversible Contraception Education Series for Vermont Health Care Providers In-Person Training

As a follow-up to the three webinars covering LARC topics, the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP), in conjunction with the Vermont Department of Health and University of Vermont Medical Center are presenting in-person contraceptive counseling trainings, focusing on LARC.

Wednesday May 11th from 9 am – 4 pm at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, VT.

  • Morning: Sponsored by Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP)
  • 8:30-9:00 – Registration and continental breakfast
  • 9:00-12:00 – In-depth contraceptive counseling training, including case presentations and role playing
  • Donna Burkett, MD, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Learning Objectives:
  • Apply Reproductive Life Planning concepts to patients presenting for reproductive and sexual health care, as well as broader care, including acute and chronic illnesses
  • Understand the US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, integrate them into practice, and be able to apply them to individual cases
  • Utilize a contraceptive counseling approach that is tiered by efficacy, assuring that patients are also educated as to safety and side effects
  • Morning part of the training only: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
  • 12:00-12:45

Afternoon: Sponsored by Merck:

Clinical Training Program for Nexplanon® (etonogestrel implant) provided by Merck
  • This session sponsored by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ("Merck") and is not accredited for continuing education credit.

Spots are limited, so sign-up soon!

Contact: Adrienne Woike at VCHIP, or 802-656-9191 to register or with any questions.