Dr. David Portman provides an in-depth look at the latest information regarding contraceptive patches and other non-LARC methods. Topics covered include their evolution, differences in indications, the role of the “Creeping Pearl Index,” benefits and risks of the various available methods, and counseling strategies surrounding sexual health and contraception.
- Host: David J. Portman, MD
Explore contraceptive options beyond long-acting reversible methods to help reduce your patients’ risk of unintended pregnancy.
Available credits: 0.50
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David J. Portman, MD
Founder and Director, Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research
Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Founder and CEO, Sermonix Pharmaceuticals
Grant/Research Support: Shionogi Pharmaceuticals, QuatRx Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Palatin Technologies, Endoceutics, TherapeuticsMD
Consultant/Advisory Board: Duchesnay Pharmaceuticals, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Agile Therapeutics, ITF Pharma
Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AMAG Pharmaceuticals
Salary and Stockholder: Sermonix Pharmaceuticals
- Sean Barrett has nothing to disclose.
- Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
- Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
- Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
- Robert S. Schneider, MSW, has nothing to disclose.
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Identify information that will overcome the most common misperceptions that clinicians may hold regarding contraceptive patches and other non-LARC methods
- Explain the advantages and drawbacks of contraceptive patches and non-LARC methods
- Demonstrate competency in managing the contraception counseling process, including the ability to screen, assess, profile, and advise patients for appropriate contraceptive use
- Discuss the scientific data underlying the “creeping Pearl Index” demonstrated in contemporary clinical trials of contraception
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and certified nurse midwives in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, and internal medicine.
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Agile Therapeutics.
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