Contraceptive Technology San Francisco, CA • March 15 - 18, 2017
Hyatt Regency Embarcadero

Six vibrant Preconferences including Nexplanon and IUD training sessions. Hone your IUD insertion skills on our new postpartum uterine model, and enhance your management of IUD complications. We heard you! NCC has coded all conference sessions to help NCC Certified RNs and NPs choose sessions that will complete their educational plan! Issues you deal with every day in your practice are addressed in a variety of teaching styles, including didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions, interactive case study discussions and hands-on training.

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Overview

Highlights & Benefits

WHAT MAKES THIS CONFERENCE A “MUST-ATTEND” EVENT?

  • Six vibrant Preconferences including Nexplanon and IUD training sessions. Hone your IUD insertion skills on our new postpartum uterine model, and enhance your management of IUD complications.
  • We heard you! NCC has coded all conference sessions to help NCC Certified RNs and NPs choose sessions that will complete their educational plan!
  • New Clinicians are welcome. If you graduated in 2014 or after, you are eligible to receive a significant discount on the Main Conference Tuition.
  • Issues you deal with every day in your practice are addressed in a variety of teaching styles, including didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions, interactive case study discussions and hands-on training.
  • Explore the Contemporary Forums Mobil App, a dynamic tool you can use before, during and after the conference to review the schedule and faculty, connect with colleagues and speakers, participate in audience polling, and manage the logistics of the conference.
  • Calling all Pharmacists! This conference will provide you with CE credit and help you gain insight into Pharmacist-Directed Prescribing.
  • The authors of Contraceptive Technology and other nationally known expert faculty invite you take part in an optional Roundtable Lunch on challenging clinical issues, and “up close and personal” discussions.

Host City: San Francisco

San Francisco … one of the most fascinating, cosmopolitan and romantic cities in the world.  There is so much to see and do! Explore Fisherman’s Wharf with the frenetic energy of fishing boats, street performers and artists.  Pier 39 is an extravaganza of shops and restaurants, where you’ll be amazed at the antics of sea lions frolicking and basking in the sun. More...

Conference Objectives

  • Discuss current research as well as recent and future developments in contraceptive technology.
  • Examine screening and clinical management of common and complex challenges in women’s health, including STIs, vaginitis, breast disease, chronic pelvic pain, menopause, abnormal vaginal bleeding and more.
  • Fine-tune your contraceptive management skills, appropriately incorporating guidelines from theS. Medical Eligibility Criteria and Selected Practice Guidelines.
  • Explore technologies for both cervical and anal screening, as well as who, when and why.
  • Develop strategies for providing care to LGBTQ patients, including screening and hormonal management.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse-Midwives
  • Registered Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Health Educators
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Case Managers

... and anyone else interested in contraceptive management and women's healthcare.

 

 

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This was by far the best conference I have attended during my 9 years of midwifery practice. EVERY speaker was prepared, informative, and engaging. I'm traveling home with new information that I'm excited to put into practice! I will recommend CT highly to my colleagues. Jen Hunter Meyers, CNM

Conference Program

Wednesday, March 15

Preconference A: Sexually Transmitted Infections: What Clinicians Need to Know

Presented in affiliation with the California, Seattle and New England STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers, this Preconference, will address screening and treatment regimens, as well as counseling dilemmas, for a variety of sexually transmitted infections, including emerging pathogens. A case-based approach will help you problem-solve clinical challenges with our expert faculty. This is an interactive opportunity to have your questions answered, so plan to come prepared with challenging cases from your practice. Past attendees have found this to be a comprehensive and valuable clinical update on STIs.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Understand the latest STD trends and epidemiology in the U.S. and relevant updated management recommendations.
  • Incorporate appropriate counseling and management strategies for vaginitis.
  • Be familiar with emerging STD pathogens such as Mycoplasma Genitalium, Zika Virus, and Meningococcal Disease.

Rx = Pharmacology Credit for Advanced Practice Clinicians

ACPE = Credit for Pharmacists

WHNP-BC = NCC Codes

 

 

7:00 AM

Preconference A Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00

STI State of the Union: Drug Resistance and Disease Trends (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-683-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Gail Bolan, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

8:30

Update on Vaginitis: Taking Charge of Discharge (Rx = .75 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-684-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Hillary Liss, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

9:15

Genital Herpes: New Developments and Strategies for Management and Prevention (Rx = .75 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-685-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Kim Erlich, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

10:00

Refreshment Break

10:15

From A to Zika: Emerging Sexually Transmitted Infections (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-686-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Ina Park, MD, MS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

11:00

STI Clinical Pearls: Challenging Cases (Rx = .75 hr.) - Faculty Panel - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
ACPE #0263-000-17-687-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.)
Faculty

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)
Q&D - WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

12:15 PM

Adjourn

Preconference B: Menstrual Bleeding: Normal and Abnormal

Anita L. Nelson, MD

Understanding the normal menstrual cycle provides a basis for developing differential diagnoses and designing the work-up and management of abnormal bleeding patterns. This course will use the modern FIGO terminology and cases to explore office based evaluation of women of different ages who present with secondary amenorrhea or infrequent bleeding and those with heavy menstrual bleeding.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Describe the elements of the normal menstrual cycle involving all elements of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis and the endometrium.
  • Apply knowledge of normal endometrial changes to manage unscheduled bleeding with combined oral contraceptives.
  • Develop differential diagnoses, work-up and management strategies for secondary amenorrhea, infrequent bleeding and heavy menstrual bleeding.

 

12:45 PM

Preconference B Registration

1:15

FIGO Terminology
ACPE #0263-000-17-688-L01-P (.25 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

1:30

Normal Menstrual Cycle
ACPE #0263-000-17-689-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

2:15

Secondary Amenorrhea and Infrequent Menses (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-690-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

3:30

Refreshment Break

3:45

Acute and Chronic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-691-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

4:45

Cases and Questions (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-692-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

5:30

Adjourn

Preconference C: Back to Basics: Pills, Patches, Rings

This Preconference will focus on not only key clinical issues regarding combined hormonal contraception but also understanding a bit more about the hormones themselves.  Don’t worry, we won’t be getting back into college level chemistry but discussing what makes a progestin a progestin, the difference between the types used in hormonal contraception, and why you may want to choose one over the other.

 

7:00 AM

Preconference C Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00

Are All Progestins Equal? (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-693-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD, BCPS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

8:30

Risk of Clot or Not? Pill, Patch and Ring and VTE Risk (Rx = .75 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-694-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD, BCPS
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

9:15

Art vs. Science: Choosing the Right Pill, Patch, or Ring (Rx = .75 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-695-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP BC Pharmacology Code 4

10:00

Refreshment Break

10:15

Missed Patch, Pill, Ring? When to Worry and What to Do (Rx = .75 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-696-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

11:00

The Daunting Downside of Three Marvelous Methods: Pills, Injections, and Condoms (Rx = .75 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
ACPE #0263-000-17-697-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.)
Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

12:15 PM

Adjourn

Preconference D: Clinical Training for NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant)

(Space is limited to 50 participants. Register early. This session will reach capacity quickly!)

Join your colleagues at a Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON (etonogestrel implant). During the Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON you will receive hands-on training for insertion and removal procedures as well as implant localization techniques. Completion of this course will allow you to order the product from authorized distributors.

This session, which is sponsored by Merck, is not accredited for continuing education credit. The training is open to advanced practice clinicians with furnishing numbers or prescribing privileges in their state and to physicians only. It is Merck’s policy to verify all clinicians’ practice, license and eligibility information in advance of the training. Merck will contact the attendee directly if there is a problem regarding this process. Attendees are expected to be present for the entire training Certificates of completion will not be issued to those who arrive late or leave early.

 

12:00 PM

Preconference D Registration

1:15

Clinical Training for NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant)

4:15

Adjourn

Preconference E: IUD Placement Fundamentals: A Practicum

 

(Space is limited to 40 participants. Register early. This session will sell out!)

This session is a hands-on practicum designed for clinicians who want comprehensive instruction in IUD placement. Learners will acquire the skills required to safely and correctly place each of the IUD products that are available in the United States.  The session includes detailed instruction in use of a tenaculum and uterine sound, followed by step-by-step guidelines for the placement of each device.

 

7:00 AM

Preconference E Registration

8:00

IUD Placement Training (Rx = 4 hrs.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

12:15 PM

Adjourn

Preconference F: Enhancing Your IUD Skills

Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH

This session reviews advanced concepts in the clinical management of IUD clients, either as a "part 2" for participants in the morning practicum session or as a stand-alone session for experienced clinicians that are already performing IUD placements. Topics discussed in this session include efficient practices for same-day placement of IUDs, client-centered IUD counseling tips, nuances of informed consent, difficult IUD placements, pain relief principles and application, responding to IUD complaints and side effects, and management of IUD complications. Techniques and controversies regarding postpartum IUD placement, as well as encounter coding for IUD services, also will be discussed. Hands-on practice will be included.

 

12:45 PM

Preconference F Registration

1:15

Efficient Practice for Same-Day Placement of IUDs (Rx = 1.25 hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

2:30

Difficult Placements, Pain Relief (Rx = 1.25 hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

3:45

Refreshment Break

4:00

Responding to IUD Complaints and Side Effects (Rx = 1.5 hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

5:30

Adjourn

Thursday, March 16

MAIN CONFERENCE

7:00 AM

Main Conference Registration/Exhibits/Continental Breakfast

8:00

Program Overview and Objectives
Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH
Deborah Kowal, MA, PA

8:15

The 2016 U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations & Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraception (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-698-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Jamie Krashin, MD, MSCR

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

8:45

Tales from the Secret Garden: An Update on Bacterial Vaginosis and Yeast Vaginitis (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-699-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Sharon Hillier, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

9:15

Effective Communication and History Taking with LGBTQ Patients
Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

9:45

Refreshment Break

10:15

New Approaches to Cervical and Anal Cancer Screening
Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

10:45

Understanding and Explaining Risk with Special Emphasis on VTE (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-700-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
James Trussell, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Obstetrics (Code 2B)

11:15

Hot Topics in STI Management (Rx = .5 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
ACPE #0263-000-17-701-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Gail Bolan, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

12:15 PM

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON & DR. FELICIA H. STEWART MEMORIAL LECTURE - Young Women and Sexual Pleasure in the Era of Social Media
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

1:45

Clinical Pearls from Irritating Cases (Rx = .5 hr.) (Moderator - Alison Edelman, MD, MPH)
ACPE #0263-000-17-702-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH
Jamie Krashin, MD, MSCR
Ina Park, MD, MS
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

2:45

Unintended Pregnancy: Unplanned Conceptions or Unrepresentative Concepts?
ACPE #0263-000-17-703-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Abigail Aiken, MD, MPH, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Obstetrics (Code 2B)

3:15

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

3:45

The Evolving Well-Woman Visit
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

4:15

How will Contraception Look in 2030? (Rx = .5 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
ACPE #0263-000-17-704-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

5:15

Adjourn

Friday, March 17

During each Concurrent Session, 5 topics are presented simultaneously in separate rooms. Sessions are limited in size and choices are assigned in the order received. Indicate your selections on the Registration Form.

7:00 AM

Exhibits/Continental Breakfast

8:00

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1

#11 Drug Interactions with Contraceptives (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-705-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD, BCPS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#12 Office Management of Breast Conditions
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#13 LARC Promotion; Public Health Imperative or Coercion? (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-706-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#14 Solving the Mysteries from Down Under: Case Studies of Vaginitis (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-707-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Sharon Hillier, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

#15 History in the Exam Room: Five Ways that Knowing the History of Medicine Can Improve Your Clinical Practice (for SF only)
Lisa Stern, MSN, MA, RN

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

9:00

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

9:30

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2

#21 What Does PCOS Really Mean in 2017? (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-708-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

#22 Milk, Eggs, Bread and the Pill: Getting Contraceptives Directly from Your Local Pharmacy (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-709-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Lorinda Anderson, PharmD, BCPS
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#23 The Girl with the Pearl Index: Contraceptive Effectiveness Explained (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-710-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Abigail Aiken, MD, MPH, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#24 Challenging Colposcopy Cases
Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

#25 Zika Update for Family Planning Providers
ACPE #0263-000-17-711-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Practice (Code 5)

10:30

Session Change

10:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #3

#31 Focus on Hormonal Contraceptives-Cases Related to the Management of Side Effects (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-712-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#32 STI Case Studies (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE # 0263-000-17-724-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Melanie Deal, MSN, WHNP-BC, FNP

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

#33 New Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening: The Controversy Continues
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

#34 Is There an App for Me? Strategies to Optimize Your Evidence-Based Practice in a Smart Phone Age (for SF only)
ACPE #0263-000-17-713-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Lisa Stern, MSN, MA, RN

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#35 Anal Cytology: Who and How
Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

11:45

ROUNDTABLE LUNCHEON WITH THE FACULTY - Join your colleagues and faculty members for a box lunch and an interactive discussion of hot topics in family planning and reproductive health care.
ACPE #0263-000-17-715-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Faculty

NCC Codes
Professional Practice (Code 5)

1:15 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #4

#41 U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria: Contraceptive Guidance for Women with Medical Conditions (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-716-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Jamie Krashin, MD, MSCR

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#42 High Hopes versus Harsh Realities: The Population Impact of ECPs (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-717-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
James Trussell, PhD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#43 Diagnosis & Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-718-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Michael Policar, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

#44 Patient-Centered Contraception Counseling; Shared Decision Making in Action (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-719-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

#45 Adolescent Contraception (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-720-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Amna Dermish, MD, MAS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

2:15

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

2:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #5

#51 Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: Where Do We Start in 2017? (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-721-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

#52 Catching Up on Your Reading: 10 Top Reproductive Health Articles
ACPE #0263-000-17-722-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Deborah Kowal, MA, PA

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#53 U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations from CDC: Evidence for Common Issues in Contraceptive Management (Rx = 1 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-723-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Jamie Krashin, MD, MSCR

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pharmacology (Code 4)

#54 College Health 101: Healthy Living on Campus (Rx = .5 hr.)
Melanie Deal, MSN, WHNP-BC, FNP

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

#55 Transgender Patient Healthcare Needs and Experiences; LGBTQ Sexual Health (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-725-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

3:45

Adjourn

Saturday, March 18

7:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00

Late Breakers (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-726-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.)
James Trussell, PhD
Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH
Deborah Kowal, MA, PA
Michael Policar, MD, MPH
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

9:15

Drop, Cover, Snip: Anything Else Men Can Do? (Rx = .5 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-727-L01-P (.5 contact hr.)
Anita Nelson, MD

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

10:00

Refreshment Break

10:15

Cornerstones of Sexual Health; Better Sex, Better Life
Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Normal Physiology and Management (Code 1)

10:45

Abnormal Bleeding: A Stepwise Approach to Diagnosis and Management (Rx = .25 hr.)
ACPE #0263-000-17-728-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)
Amna Dermish, MD, MAS

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Pathophysiology Gynecology (Code 2A)

11:30

Seven Insights About LARC Methods: Learn from the St. Louis Contraceptive Choice Project - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
ACPE #0263-000-17-729-L01-P (1 contact hr.)
Robert Hatcher, MD, MPH

NCC Codes
WHNP-BC - Professional Practice (Code 5)

12:30 PM

Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Abigail R. A. Aiken MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor
LBJ School of Public Affairs
Faculty Associate
Population Research Center
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas



Lorinda Anderson PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
Corvallis, Oregon

Gail Bolan MD
Director, Division of STD Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Donna Brian PhD, CRNP
Program Manager
Contemporary Forums

Patty Cason MSN, FNP-BC
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA School of Nursing
Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center
Nurse Practitioner & Consultant
Planned Parenthood
Los Angeles, California

Melanie Deal MSN, WHNP-BC, FNP
Nurse Practitioner, University Health Services
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Clinical Faculty, California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
Oakland, California

Christine Dehlendorf MD, MAS
Associate Professor in Residence
Departments of Family & Community Medicine,
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences,
and Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Amna Dermish MD, MAS
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dell Medical School at UT Austin
Austin, Texas

Madeline B. Deutsch MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director of Clinical Services
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Alison Edelman MD, MPH
Professor
Director, Family Planning Fellowship
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Kim S. Erlich MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco
Consultant in Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Mills Peninsula Health Services
Burlingame, California

Faculty

Robert A. Hatcher MD, MPH
Conference Chair
Professor Emeritus of GYN and OB
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Sharon L. Hillier PhD
Richard Sweet Professor of Reproductive Infectious Disease and Vice-Chair of Faculty Affair
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Reproductive Infectious Disease Research
Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Deborah Kowal MA, PA
CEO and President
CT Communications, Inc.
Consultant, Maternal and Child Health Communications
Atlanta, Georgia

Jamie Krashin MD, MSCR
Guest Researcher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Hillary Liss MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Program Director, Frontier AETC
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Anna-Barbara Moscicki MD
Chief, Adolescent Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California



Anita L. Nelson MD
Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University Southern California
Professor and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, California

Ina Park MD, MS
Medical Director, California Prevention Training Center
Oakland, California
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Michael S. Policar MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, California

Lisa Stern MSN, MA, RN
Vice President of Medical Services
Planned Parenthood Northern California
San Francisco, California

James Trussell PhD
Senior Research Demographer, Office of Population
Research
Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
Honorary Fellow
Edinburgh University
Edinburgh, Scotland

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Contemporary Forums is jointly 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.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Preconference A: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference B: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference C: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference F: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Main Conference: 16 ANCC/19.2 CA BRN contact hours
Conference Luncheon: 1 ANCC/1.2 CA BRN contact hours
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 ANCC/1.2 CA BRN contact hours

Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) 

ANCC Certified NPs and CNSs

This course provides a maximum of 17.25 pharmacotherapeutic hours toward the required 25 hours needed for ANCC recertification.

NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation. 

NCC Maintenance Codes will be assigned before the conference and posted at www.contemporaryforums.com.

Nurse-Midwives

Preconference A: 4 hours
Preconference B: 4 hours
Preconference C: 4 hours
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: 4 hours
Preconference F: 4 hours
Main Conference: 16 hours
Conference Luncheon: 1 hour
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 hour

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. 

Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority

Preconference A: 3.5 hours
Preconference B: .75 hours
Preconference C: 4 hours
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: 4 hours
Preconference F: 4 hours
Main Conference: 9.25 hours available
Conference Luncheon: No credit
Roundtable Luncheon: No credit

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

Physicians

Preconference A: 4 credits
Preconference B: 4 credits
Preconference C: 4 credits
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: 4 credits
Preconference F: 4 credits
Main Conference: 16 credits
Conference Luncheon: 1 credit
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 credit

Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned up to 26 cognate credits to this program.

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

In accordance with CA Assembly Bill No. 1195, conference faculty have been advised to include content related to cultural and linguistic competency in the practice of medicine within their presentations, where appropriate.

Physician Assistants

Preconference A: 4 hours
Preconference B: 4 hours
Preconference C: 4 hours
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: 4 hours
Preconference F: 4 hours
Main Conference: 16 hours
Conference Luncheon: 1 hour
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 hour

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.  Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of the listed hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Case Managers

Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Pharmacists

Preconference A: 4 hours/.4 CEUs
Preconference B: 4 hours/.4 CEUs
Preconference C: 4 hours/.4 CEUs
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: No credit
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 13.5 hours/1.35 CEUs available
Conference Luncheon: No credit
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 hour/.1 CEU

This conference has multiple ACPE Universal Activity Numbers and is a knowledge-based CPE activity.

Contemporary Forums will utilize CPE Monitor for tracking and reporting of all ACPE accredited sessions. Pharmacists will need to create their e-profile at www.MyCPEmonitor.net in order to obtain their NABP e-Profile ID (ePID). To receive CE credit you must provide your ePID and birth date when you complete your online post-conference evaluations.

Certified Health Education Specialists

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

Other Professionals

Preconference A: 4 hours
Preconference B: 4 hours
Preconference C: 4 hours
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: No credit
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 16 hours
Conference Luncheon: 1 hour
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 hour

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.

Joint accreditation is the leading model of interprofessional collaboration that helps improve healthcare through continuing education for the team by the team. Contemporary Forums is one of 36 continuing education organizations to receive Joint Accreditation.

 

Location

Host City: San Francisco

San Francisco … one of the most fascinating, cosmopolitan and romantic cities in the world.  There is so much to see and do! Explore Fisherman’s Wharf with the frenetic energy of fishing boats, street performers and artists.  Pier 39 is an extravaganza of shops and restaurants, where you’ll be amazed at the antics of sea lions frolicking and basking in the sun.  From here you can hop on a cable car and take in sweeping views of the bay, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge.

You won’t want to miss Golden Gate Park and its gem, the de Young Museum, a state-of-the-art facility that integrates art, architecture and the natural landscape, and the California Academy of Sciences, an intriguing combination of aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum and rain forest – all under one roof!  The neighborhoods of San Francisco offer a special look at the city’s ethnic identities. Spend some time in Chinatown where fish markets, tea and herb shops and exotic produce stalls spill onto the street, or North Beach, the Italian quarter, where you can join locals at an outdoor café for espresso and pastry or wander in and out of the tempting delis, bakeries and pasta houses.  For an amazing view of the city’s landscape, hike up Telegraph Hill to Coit Tower.

Your trip to San Francisco would not be complete without a shopping spree and this city offers many opportunities for that!  From the delightful boutiques of Union and Chestnut Streets to the designer shops on Union Square, you will not be disappointed.

Conference headquarters will be the dramatic Hyatt Regency San Francisco, one of the city's most distinctive landmarks with its impressive 20-story garden atrium lobby and a view from every room. Located in the Embarcadero Center, the hotel is surrounded by a multitude of shops and restaurants and is within walking distance of many attractions. The California Street cable car line and Embarcadero BART station are steps from the lobby, giving you easy access to numerous points of interest in the area.

Plan to extend your stay and drive one hour north for wine-tasting in the world famous Napa and Sonoma Valley vineyards, or south down the rugged California coast to Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur for spectacular ocean views. For more information about San Francisco and the surrounding areas, visit www.sfvisitor.org.

Hotel/Travel

Hotel Accommodations

  • This conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency located at 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111. 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 March 14 to March 20, 2017 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares.
  • Rates: $249 single/double. Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. Reservations must include a first night's deposit.
  • To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation before February 20, 2017. Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now.  After the release date, clal the hotel as rooms an groups rates may no longer be available.
  • To reserve your room online, click HERE.
  • For room reservations by phone, call (888) 421-1442 and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums' Contraceptive Technology Conference.  Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation.  
  • 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 hotel at (415) 788-1234. 

 

Travel Discounts

Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtainthese special conference fares visit www.united.com or (800) 426-1122 insert Offer Code ZXAY744468. 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.

Hertz 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 and reservations, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 or (405) 749-4434, or go online at www.hertz.com and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount code CV#03000264. 

Tuition

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.

Tuition (U.S. Funds)

PRECONFERENCES

Preconference A: Sexually Transmitted Infections: What Clinicians Need to Know

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$165.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$185.00

Preconference B: Menstrual Bleeding: Normal and Abnormal

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$165.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$185.00

Preconference C: Back to Basics: Pills, Patches, Rings

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$165.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$185.00

Preconference D: Clinical Training for NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant)

All Attendess

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$0.00

Preconference E: IUD Placement Fundamentals: A Practicum

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$165.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$185.00

Preconference F: Enhancing Your IUD Skills

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$165.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$185.00

MAIN CONFERENCE

Nurse, Case Manager, Certified Health Educator, Other

Physician

Student/New Grad*

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 1, 2017)

$545.00

$645.00

$395.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 1, 2017)

$595.00

$695.00

$395.00

LUNCHEONS

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON & DR. FELICIA H. STEWART MEMORIAL LECTURE - Young Women and Sexual Pleasure in the Era of Social Media (Cost of the luncheon is $59)

All Attendees

Registration Fee

$59.00

ROUNDTABLE LUNCHEON WITH THE FACULTY (Cost of the luncheon is $49)

All Attendees

Registration Fee

$49.00

 

Registrations may not be shared. Children of any age and spouses may not attend sessions. Audio and video recording of speakers, sessions, and/or attendees is strictly prohibited.

Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference.

* New Grads (graduated 2014 or after): To qualify, submit proof of graduation date with registration.

Early Registration Fee Deadlines
Payments postmarked or telephone/fax registration made with credit card on/before February 1, 2017 qualify for the early registration fee.

Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Payment is required to register)
Register only ONCE, online at www.ContemporaryForums.com, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (800) 377-7707,  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. 

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. 

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. 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

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
Cancellations must be made by phone or in writing. A $75.00 processing fee will apply. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received or postmarked on/after February 15, 2017. However, tuition paid, less the $75.00 processing fee, may be applied to a future Contemporary Forums conference of equal or greater value. No refunds for "no shows."

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.

Questions?  Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email info@cforums.com.

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 
ContemporaryForumsOnline.com 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 ContemporaryForumsOnline.com.

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 ContemporaryForumsOnline.com or call (925) 361-4811.

Attendee Information

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION FOR

CONTRACEPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
San Francisco, CA           March 15 - 18

Thank you for registering for the Contraceptive Technology conference, being held March 15 - 18, at the Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, (415) 788-1234.

PRECONFERENCE CHECK-IN

Preconference A, C & E, Wednesday, March 15 at 7:00am.
Preconference B, Wednesday, March 15 at 12:45pm.
Preconference D, Wednesday, March 15 at 12:00pm.

You must check in to receive your conference materials. The location of the Registration Desk will be listed on the hotel's event schedule.

MAIN CONFERENCE CHECK-IN

Thursday, March 16 from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. If you attended the Preconference, you do not need to check in again for the Main Conference.

SESSIONS

Begin promptly as listed in the conference brochure and online and are open only to registered participants. Out of consideration to others, infants, children and spouses are not permitted in the meeting rooms or refreshment break areas.

RECORDINGS

Audio recording, video recording and livestreaming of speakers, sessions and/or attendees is strictly prohibited.  Medical information presented at this conference is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice.

ATTENDEE ACCOUNT ACCESS

As a registered attendee, access your account to the conference by clicking HERE, click on My Account to the right of Return to Calendar and enter your First Name, Last Name, Email and Zip Code.  Please ensure that the information you enter matches your registration information.

Once on your account, you will access the following for viewing and downloading:

1. E-Conference Guide, which is available about 5 days prior to the conference. 

2. Speaker Slides and Handouts, which are available, provided that the speakers turn them in, 5 to 10 days prior to the conference.   

3. Session Evaluations, made available during the conference after the session has ended.  Evaluations must be completed within 30 days after the completion of the entire conference.

4. Certificate of Attendance, available upon completing all speaker and conference evaluations.  A copy in PDF format will be made for viewing and printing.   

 

THE HYATT REGENCY SAN FRANCISCO

Offers a special conference rate, available from March 14 to March 20 or until the room block is filled. We recommend that you make your reservation early.

To reserve your room online, click HERE.

To reserve your room by phone, call The Hyatt Regency San Francisco room reservation at (888) 421-1442 and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums Contraceptive Technology Conference.

After the release date of February 15, 2017, call the hotel directly at (415) 788-1234 to check for room availability.

PARKING
Valet parking cost is $59 +$8.26 tax per day with in and out privileges.

Self parking option is available near the hotel at a lower cost without in and out privileges. Daily maximum rate (24 hours) is $33.

TAXI SERVICE
Fare from San Francisco International Airport to the Hyatt Regency is approximately $45-$55. Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area.

FOLLOW Contraceptive Technology 2017: CT17
Join the conversation and receive live conference updates. Use CT17 to connect with other participants, exhibitors and faculty. Tweet using #CT17 to ask questions, post feedback and more. Be sure to follow Contemporary Forums at twitter.com/CForums.

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THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING FOR THE CONTRACEPTIVE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Questions? Call us at (800) 377-7707
between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday (Pacific Time) or email info@cforums.com

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Exhibitors

Exhibit with Contemporary Forums and Reach your Target Audience at the Contraceptive Technology Conference!

Exhibiting at a Contemporary Forums conference will cost-effectively increase your brand and product visibility with your targeted customers. Your resources will be focused on an optimal, attentive, engaged audience.  Become an exhibitor, register today!

Why Exhibit

  • Enhance the profile of your organization by supporting a premier healthcare conference
  • Interact with a target audience of top healthcare specialists from around the country
  • Create marketing and sales opportunities for both your national affiliates and global operation

Become an Exhibitor

Contact the Contemporary Forums exhibit team today to learn how one of our events can help you achieve your sales and branding objectives.

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Questions about your exhibit space or sponsorship, please contact Elaine White at ewhite@cforums.com or call (925)361-4807 for details.