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Announcing a Second LARC Training!

Posted over 1 year ago by Amy O'Meara

Announcing a Second LARC Training!

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.

Our first training scheduled in May has filled up, so here is a second option:
  • Date: Wednesday June 22nd
  • Time: 9am–4pm
  • Location: Davis Center at the University of Vermont - Burlington, VT 05401

Agenda:

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
    Speaker: 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: This Live activity, Long Acting Reversible Contraception Education Series for Vermont Health Care Providers In-Person Training, from 05/11/2016 - 06/23/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

12:00-12:45 – Lunch

Afternoon: Sponsored by: Merck

1:00-4:00:
  • 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 to register or with any questions
Adrienne.woike@med.uvm.edu or 802-656-9191