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Contraceptive Technology: Quest For Excellence

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Conference Program

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Conference Faculty


Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Medical Coder


You will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying your attendance at this course.  Please comply with the guidelines of the appropriate boards, organizations or agencies in registering your credit.

General Information

A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Preconference A: 6.75 ANCC/8.1 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference B: 4.2 ANCC/5 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference C: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference D: No Credit Main Conference: 12.5 ANCC/15 CA BRN contact hours
Optional Conference Luncheon: 1 ANCC/1.2 CA BRN contact hours

Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.
(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes)

Preconference A: 6.75 credits
Preconference B: 4.2 credits
Preconference C: 4 credits
Preconference D: No Credit
Main Conference: 12.5 credits
Optional Conference Luncheon: 1 credit

Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 21.7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for cognate credits has been filed with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Determination of credit is pending.

Application for CME credit will be filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Preconference A: 6.75 credits
Preconference B: 4.2 credits
Preconference C: 4 credits
Preconference D: No Credit
Main Conference: 12.5 credits
Optional Conference Luncheon: 1 credit

The Continuing Education Committee of the American College of Nurse-Midwives grants reciprocity status to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for Category 1 offerings, providing the program is relevant to nurse-midwifery. Nurse-Midwives may report up to the listed hours of credit.

Physician Assistants
Preconference A: 6.75 credits
Preconference B: 4.2 credits
Preconference C: 4 credits
Preconference D: No Credit
Main Conference: 12.5 credits
Optional Conference Luncheon: 1 credit

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 hours toward the Physician's Recognition Award. PAs may report up to the listed hours of credit.

Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority
Preconference A: 2.5 hours
Preconference B: 2.75 hours
Preconference C: 1 hour
Preconference D: No Credit
Main Conference: 6 hours
Optional Conference Luncheon: No Credit

RX indicates pharmacology content. Because states' requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

Certified Health Education Specialists
Application for CHES (entry-level) / MCHES (advanced-level) Category I continuing education contact hours (CECH) will be made to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).


Enjoy Some Southern Hospitality!

Atlanta thrives in spirit, charm and hospitality and is full of recreational, sports and entertainment opportunities. Visit Underground Atlanta, offering history, music, shops and a variety of restaurants. Wander through Centennial Olympic Park and appreciate the dramatic ring fountain, court of flags, and beautiful landscaping. Next to Centennial Olympic Park, experience the Georgia Aquarium, the world's largest, housing over 100,000 animals in fresh and salt water. You can enjoy a first-hand look at news-in-the-making, as you witness what it takes to produce live news coverage daily at The CNN Center. Shopping enthusiasts will appreciate a visit to spectacular Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza, and Perimeter Mall, easy to reach on Atlanta's convenient and efficient transit system, MARTA.

The recently renovated Hyatt Regency Atlanta is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta on the MARTA line and within walking distance of many of Atlanta's sites. The hotel features a full health center, an outdoor pool, a lively lobby bar and restaurant and is close to shopping and area restaurants.

Wherever you choose to spend your time in this city steeped in history and cultural heritage, whether it is shopping, sight-seeing, fine dining or just off relaxing, you are sure to enjoy every moment of your experience in Atlanta. To receive more information visit the website


Hotel Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from October 30 to November 4 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares.

Rates: $189 single/double
Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.

To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation early and before the "hotel room block release date" which is October 3. Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now. After the release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel regarding availability.

Reserve your hotel room online here.

For room reservations, call (888) 421-1442 and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums' conference on Contraceptive Technology: Quest for Excellence. Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation. Reservations must include a first night's deposit.

Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy. For arrivals after 3 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations.

For additional hotel information, call the Hyatt Regency Atlanta at (404) 577-1234.

Travel Discounts

UNITED AirlinesContemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares call the Special Meeting Desk at (800) 521-4041, Account Code 510CW. Ticketing and payment can be done directly by you or through your travel agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. Fares are guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase.


HertzHertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. For special rates, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount code CV #03000259.


Registration Information

Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee's best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised.

Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions.

Tuition (U.S. Funds)

(All Attendees) (Nov. 1)

Main Conference
(Nov. 2-3)

Early Registration Fee*
(On/before September 20)
$225 $150 $145 $95 $425 $535
Regular Registration Fee
(After September 20)
$256 $180 $175 $95 $475 $585

** Full-Time Students: Preconference A - $150; Preconference B - $100; Preconference C - $95; Main Conference - $275 NOTE: Students may not register for Preconference D. Students do not qualify for additional discounts, including the group and/or endorsement discount.

** Residents and Students: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration.
Your tuition includes refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance, and Online CE Library access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference. Main Conference attendees will receive access to the recorded 2012 San Francisco Contraceptive Technology Main Conference and may earn additional CE credit through the Online CE Library, free of charge. See page 11 for Library details.

Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available.)
Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconferences. Students do not qualify for group discounts. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received.

$25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group
$45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group

Method of Tuition Payment
Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number.

Tax Deductibility
Expenses of training, tuition, travel, lodging and meals to maintain or improve professional skills may be TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Consult your tax advisor.

Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available.)
To register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply. Registrations may not be shared.

Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/before September 20 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after September 20 are assessed a $20 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for "no shows." If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees.

Program Changes
Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website.

Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email

If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference.

Online Learning

Contemporary Forums Online is the leading source for quality accredited healthcare continuing education.  Earn CE on demand by selecting from hundreds of multimedia presentations recorded at our national live conferences.  Each session is presented by expert faculty and topics cover a wide range of clinical areas.  Learn and earn at your convenience. Visit

Contemporary Forums Online GROUP DISCOUNTS
Provide your staff with high-quality continuing education and give your budget a break with Contemporary Forums Online Group Access Account. Organizations of any size can create customized CE programs for staff education and development. To request group account pricing and details, visit or call (925) 361-4811.

Attendee Information


Atlanta, GA           November 1 - 3

Thank you for registering for the Contraceptive Technology: Quest For Excellence conference, being held November 1 - 3, at the .


View our Live Conference Calendar

Questions? Call us at (800) 377-7707
between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday (Pacific Time) or email

Live Webcast


We are inviting a group of companies and organizations with professionally relevant products, services or career opportunities to exhibit at this conference. The schedule provides time for you to address your particular areas of interest at each exhibit.

For exhibit space availability or additional information:
Call: (925) 361-4807