Contraceptive Technology East Washington, DC • April 3 - 6, 2019
Hilton Washington, D.C., National Mall

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Join us and the Authors of Contraceptive Technology for a can’t miss event! The 2019 "CT" conference will exceed your expectations. Our faculty, your colleagues and the Authors will provide answers and problem-solving guidance to assist you in working through challenging clinical situations and towards improved outcomes for your patients.

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Overview

HIGHLIGHTS

What makes the 2019 conferences special and exciting?

  • Receive a FREE COPY of the newest edition of Contraceptive Technology (CT).
  • Attend for FREE! The Willard Cates, Jr., Scholarship will provide free main conference tuition, travel, hotel and per diem for one medical professional and one student to attend the conference in Anaheim 2019. For more information and to apply, visit: ContemporaryForums.com/Will.
  • New Tuition Assistance Program will provide tuition assistance for those in varying states of need to enable more practitioners to benefit from this extraordinary educational conference. For more information and to apply, visit: ContemporaryForums.com/TAP.
  • Six vibrant preconferences including Nexplanon® and IUD training sessions. Hone your IUD insertion skills with all 5 types of IUDs available in the U.S. and enhance your management of IUD complications.
  • Strengthen your immediate postpartum LARC knowledge and IUD insertion skills in a special ACOG workshop.
  • Get new insights into the clinical issues you deal with every day. It’s all practical and it’s all evidence-based.
  • Take away approaches to meet new challenges in your practice: opioid addiction, pertinent infectious diseases among reproductive-age patients, attacks on the science of our field, assuring a patient-centered framework even when there are so many demands on your time, and more.
  • The authors of CT and other nationally known expert faculty invite you to take part in an optional Roundtable Lunch on challenging clinical issues and “up close and personal” discussions.
  • Meet and chat with our stellar faculty at a complimentary Wine and Cheese reception.

Washington, DC

A unique blend of politics, diplomacy and history. Tour the impressive Capitol Building and the original Supreme Court Chambers, where landmark decisions are made. You won't want to miss the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Martin Luther King Memorial to get a glimpse into the lives of the great men who formed the basic concepts of our democracy. The Vietnam, Korean War and FDR Memorials are vivid reminders of key moments in our nation’s history.

Conference Objectives

  • Discuss current research as well as recent and future developments in contraceptive technology.
  • Fine-tune your contraceptive management skills, including contraception for women with chronic medical conditions and perimenopausal contraception.
  • Develop strategies for providing care to LGBTQ patients, including screening and hormonal management.
  • Examine screening and clinical management of common and complex challenges in women's health and primary care, including STDs, vaginitis, abnormal vaginal bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, abnormal pap management, migraine headaches, PCOS and others.
  • Keep abreast of health policy issues in a constantly changing healthcare environment.
  • Update the Postpartum and Well-Woman visits, incorporating new guidelines.

Who Should Attend:

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

...and other health professionals interested in contraceptive management and women’s healthcare.

Conference Program

Wednesday, April 3

Preconference A: IUD Placement Fundamentals: A Practicum

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 and practice for the placement of each device.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Identify reasons for use of a tenaculum during IUD placement.
  • Describe correct use of uterine sound during IUD placement.
  • Demonstrate correct hand skills necessary for placement of the copper IUD and each of the three levonorgestrel IUDs.
  • Explain the differences in four IUD products available in the U.S.
  • Summarize the U.S. MEC category 3 and 4 recommendations regarding levonorgestrel and copper IUDs.

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

PCA - IUD Placement Fundamentals (Rx = 4 hr.)

10:15

Refreshment Break

12:15

Adjourn

Preconference B: Back to Basics: The Fundamentals of Contraception

If you are new to family planning or just need a tune-up on the fundamentals, this session is for you!  “Back to Basics” focuses on the essentials you need to help your patients make informed contraceptive decisions and gives you the tools and knowledge to manage hormonal contraceptive challenges.  You won’t want to miss this dynamic educational opportunity where you will interact with a panel of family planning experts!

This preconference will enable you to:

  • Develop strategies for guiding patients of varying ages on contraceptive choice.
  • Discuss practical tips and resources in the clinical management of hormonal contraception.
  • Review the evidence of and need for dual method and back up protection

 

7:00 AM

Preconference B Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00

Counseling for Different Age Groups

8:30

Integrating Dual Protection and Backup Methods (Rx = .5 hr.)

9:15

Using the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC): Getting the Facts Straight! (Rx = .5 hr.)

10:00

Refreshment Break

10:15

Themes across the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations (SPR) (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:00

Challenging Cases: Everything You Wanted to Know About Contraception and Never Had the Chance to Ask! (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:45

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

12:15 PM

Adjourn

Preconference C: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Clinical Update

Presented in affiliation with the California STD/HIV Prevention and Training Center (PTC) and Seattle PTC, 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 so plan to come prepared with difficult cases from your practice setting.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Focus on incorporating the 2019 recommendations for managing STIs.
  • Update on managing Syphilis and Gonorrhea.
  • Detail appropriate management and counseling for Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).
  • Discuss strategies for improving Human Papillomavirus (HPV) screening and prevention.

 

7:00 AM

Preconference C Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00

STIs in 2019: What Do Clinicians Need to Know? (Rx = .5 hr.)

8:45

New Horizons in HSV (Rx = .75 hr.)

9:45

Warts and All: Prevention, Screening and Transmission of HPV (Rx = .25 hr.)

10:15

Refreshment Break

10:45

Oral Sex and STIs (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:15

STI Clinical Pearls: Challenging STI Cases (Rx = .75 hr.)

11:45

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

12:15 PM

Adjourn

Preconference D: Taking Your IUD Skills to the Next Level

This session provides advanced, evidence based guidance for the clinical management of IUD patients.  This is designed as a stand-alone session for experienced clinicians already performing IUD placements or as "part 2" for participants in the morning practicum session. Discussion begins with patient-centered IUD counseling tips and nuances of informed consent. Following this, successful strategies for dealing with difficult IUD placements will be presented. These include placements in obese patients, patients with fibroids, and traversing the challenging internal os. Pain prevention and management during outpatient procedures, responding to IUD complaints and side effects, and prevention and management of IUD complications will be discussed in detail. An interactive discussion regarding efficient practices for same-day IUD placement, as well as case studies in coding and reimbursement, will close the session.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Implement improved hand skills during use of a uterine sound in such a way as to minimize perforation risk.
  • Describe a checklist for strategies for removal of an IUD with no visible strings.
  • List 4 possible complications of IUD placement and demonstrate patient-centered language when describing these.
  • Demonstrate prevention of vasovagal syncope.

 

12:45 PM

Preconference D Registration

1:15

Patient Centered Counseling and Informed Consent (RX=.5 hr)

2:00

Difficult Placements (Rx = .75 hr.)

2:45

Pain Prevention and Management (Rx = .5 hr.)

3:15

Refreshment Break

3:30

Responding to IUD Complaints and Side Effects (Rx = .25 hr.)

3:45

IUD Complications: Prevention and Management (Rx = 1 hr. )

4:45

Efficient Practice for Same-Day Placement of IUDs (Rx = .25 hr.)

5:00

Coding and Reimbursement / Q & A (Rx = .25 hr.)

5:30

Adjourn

Preconference E: Immediate Postpartum LARC Training for Clinicians Doing Deliveries

Taught by an IPP LARC clinical expert, this interactive training session for clinicians includes a didactic lecture and hands-on simulation training in addition to resources for continued support for increasing knowledge and skill development. This session will also highlight the need for postpartum contraception and the importance of shared medical decision making for contraceptive counseling. The training’s three components include: didactic lecture, hands-on simulation training, and a Q&A session.

This Preconference will enable you to:

  • Understand the impact of unintended pregnancy in the postpartum period.
  • Summarize existing data on the efficacy and safety of IPP LARC.
  • Understand and practice IPP IUD insertion techniques.
  • Understand the importance of using shared medical decision making for contraceptive counseling.

 

12:45 PM

Preconference E Registration

1:15

Workshop Session Intro/Bios

1:25

Didactic Lecture I: LARC Overview, IPP LARC, Clinical Considerations (Rx = .25 hr.)

3:00

Questions and Discussion

2:05

Demo of Hands-On IPP IUD Placement (Rx = .25 hr.)

2:20

Participant IPP IUD Placement Practice (Rx = .25 hr.)

2:40

Didactic Lecture II: Reproductive Justice, Contraceptive Counseling (Rx = .25 hr.)

3:00

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

3:15

Refreshment Break

3:30

Didactic Lecture III: Troubleshooting IPP LARC Implementation (Rx = .25 hr.)

3:55

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

4:10

Table Discussions: Systems Issues

4:40

Table Reports

4:55

Postpartum Contraceptive Access Initiative (PCAI) Overview and Resources

5:10

Questions and Discussion

5:15

Adjourn

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

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.

 

12:45 PM

Preconference F Registration

1:15

Clinical Training for Nexplanon® (etonogestrel implant)

4:15 AM

Adjourn

Thursday, April 4

MAIN CONFERENCE

7:00 AM

Registration/Exhibits/Continental Breakfast

8:00

Program Overview and Objectives

8:15

Dr. Felicia H. Stewart Memorial Keynote: What Dr. Robert Hatcher Learned from the New Contraceptive Technology Book

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

8:45

Opioids, Crisis, Family Planning, and Human Rights (Rx = .5 hr.)

9:15

Does Contraceptive Use Increase the Risk of Cancer? (Rx = .5 hr.)

9:45

Refreshment Break/Exhibits

10:15

Coming of Age with Contraception (Rx = .5 hr.)

10:45

In the Womb Where it Happens: Mechanisms of Action (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:15

Managing Discomfort and Anxiety During Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Insertions and Removals Among Teens (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:45

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

12:15

Lunch on Your Own

1:30 PM

Clinical Pearls from Challenging Cases (Rx = 1 hr.)

3:00

Refreshment Break

3:30

Infectious Disease Update in Reproductive Health Settings (Rx = .5 hr.)

4:00

Controversies in Sterilization Procedures (Rx = .5 hr.)

4:30

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

5:00

Adjourn

5:15

COMPLIMENTARY WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION WITH THE AUTHORS

Friday, April 5

During each Concurrent Session, topics are presented simultaneously in separate rooms.

7:00 AM

Registration/Exhibits/Continental Breakfast

8:00

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

#11 Challenging Cases in Hormonal Contraception (Rx = 1 hr.)

#12 Vaginitis Cases (Rx = .5 hr.)

#13 Designing Contraceptive Clinics for Teens (Rx = .5 hr.)

#14 When Sex Hurts: What to do About Dyspareunia (Rx = .5 hr.)

9:15

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

#21 Medical Missions Abroad (Rx = .25 hr.)

#22 Contraception Counseling Skills for Challenging Cases (Rx = 1 hr.)

#23 Telehealth in Family Planning: Who Else is Prescribing Hormonal Contraceptives?

#24 Making Contraceptive Implants Work in Your Practice (Rx = 1 hr.)

10:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

#31 Family Planning Cases and Teens: On Tailoring Contraceptive Services for Adolescent and Young Adult Women (Rx = 1 hr.)

#32 Trauma-Informed Care: Providing Care to Survivors of Sexual Trauma

#33 What's Going on Down There: Pubic Grooming Practices (Rx = .25 hr.)

#34 Managing Early Pregnancy Loss and Ectopic Pregnancy (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:45

Roundtable Luncheon with Faculty

1:15 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

#41 Removal Tips & Tricks for Deep and Difficult Implant Removal (Rx = 1 hr.)

#42 Vulvar Dermatology

#43 The Pill 2.0: Advanced Tips and Tricks When Prescribing (Rx = 1 hr.)

#44 ARHP Presentation: Not Your Usual Medication Abortion Update: Access, Care Provision Models, and Off-Label Uses (Rx = 1 hr.)

2:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

#51 Be PrePared: The Essential Role of Family Planning Providers in HIV Prevention (Rx = 1 hr.)

#52 Chronic Medical Conditions Outside the MEC (Rx = .5 hr.)

#53 Cases: IUD Complications (Rx = 1 hr.)

#54 Mycoplasma Genitalium (Rx = .5 hr.)

Saturday, April 6

8:00 AM

Too New to Include: Late Breakers on Innovation in Reproductive Health (Rx = .5 hr.)

9:00

Responding to Attacks on the Science of Family Planning

9:45

Behavioral Contraception: The Forgotten Options (Rx = .25 hr.)

10:30

Asking the Right Questions: A Patient-Centered Framework for Efficient Contraception Counseling (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:15

Contraception for LGBTQIA Persons (Rx = .5 hr.)

11:45

Back to the Future: Contraceptives in the Pipeline (Rx = .5 hr.)

12:15 PM

Questions and Discussion (Rx = .25 hr.)

12:45

Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Aletha Y. Akers MD, MPH, FACOG
Medical Director of Adolescent Gynecology Consultative Service
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics
Clinical Educator
The Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mica Bumpas MPA
Program Director, LARC Program
The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Washington, D.C.

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

Anne Cavett MSN, MPH, FNP
Quality Assurance Clinician
National Abortion Federation (NAF)
Nurse Practitioner, Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington
Washington, DC

Carrie Cwiak MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Family Planning
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Family Planning Clinic
Grady Health System
Atlanta, Georgia

Mara D'Amico
Program Manager, LARC Program
The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Washington, D.C.

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

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

Mark J. Hathaway MD, MPH
Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning
Jhpiego
An Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University
Washington, DC

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

Virginia (Jennie) C. Leslie MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Underserved Care Clinician & Educator
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center & Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

Caroline M. Mitchell MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

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

Faculty Panel

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

Eleanor Bimla Schwarz MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
UC Davis Health System
Division of General Internal Medicine
Sacramento, California

Mishka Terplan MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry
Associate Director, Addiction Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Susan Tuddenham MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine
Washington, DC

Accreditation

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.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive up to 25.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

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: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference E: 4 ANCC/4.8 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 16.25 ANCC/19.5 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 20 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: 4 hours
Preconference E: 4 hours
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 24.25 hours
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: 4 hours
Preconference B: 2.25 hours
Preconference C: 2.75 hours
Preconference D: 3.5 hours
Preconference E: 1.75 hours
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 12.5 hours available
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: 4 credits
Preconference E: 4 credits
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 16.25 credits
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 credits

Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum ­­­­25.25 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 College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Determination of credit is pending.

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: 4 hours
Preconference E: 4 hours
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 16.25 hours
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. – Get this from Harjit and logo.

Case Managers

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

Pharmacists
Preconference A: No credit
Preconference B: 3.25 hours/ .325 CEUs
Preconference C: 4 hours/.4 CEUs
Preconference D: No credit
Preconference E: No credit
Preconference F: No credit
Main Conference: 10.75 hours/ 1.075 CEUs available
Roundtable Luncheon: 1 hours/.1 CEUs

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).

Location

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Discover Washington, DC ... a unique blend of politics, diplomacy and history. Tour the impressive Capitol Building and the original Supreme Court Chambers, where landmark decisions are made. You won't want to miss the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Martin Luther King Memorial to get a glimpse into the lives of the great men who formed the basic concepts of our democracy. The Vietnam, Korean War and FDR Memorials are vivid reminders of key moments in our nation’s history.

The internationally famous Smithsonian Institution is constantly expanding its collection, including the unique Museum of Natural History and the impressive Air and Space Museum. At the National Archives, our nation's most significant political documents -- the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights -- are on display.

Look closer and you'll discover there's more to this city than stately government buildings, world-class museums and majestic monuments. Dazzling performances at the Kennedy Center, street festivals and sidewalk cafes in Adams-Morgan, elegant shops, restaurants and historic townhomes in Georgetown make Washington a city to celebrate and explore.

For evening entertainment, Washington's internationally acclaimed restaurants truly reflect the diversity of the city. From fresh seafood to rich Italian, organic or your favorite ethnic dish, “DC” has it all!  Sip a beverage at Old Ebbitt Grill, the oldest bar in town, or explore the trendy clubs and cafes along Connecticut Avenue. For a unique dining experience, visit Zola, in the International Spy Museum, a modern American restaurant with a sleek atmosphere and an undertone of espionage! 

The conference will be held at the Hilton Washington DC National Mall, located in the heart of our nation's capital. Just steps from a wealth of DC attractions, corporations and federal offices. Walk to the White House, monuments, museums and the Southwest Waterfront, and take the dedicated elevator down to L’Enfant Metro Station to connect easily with greater DC, Maryland and Virginia. Distinctive rooms, stunning views, on-site dining, a resort-style pool, stylish event space, an Executive Lounge – it has everything you need to thrive in our nation’s capital..

An international gateway to trade, finance and communications, home to more than 140 embassies, scores of think tanks, universities and medical research facilities, Washington, DC is the ideal setting for Contraceptive Technology. For more information, contact Washington, DC, Convention & Visitors Association at (202) 789-7000 or online at www.washington.org. 

WASHINGTON BY NIGHT

Friday April 6, 2019
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

When the sun goes down Washington lights up!  Enjoy a friendly and professional narration by our expert tour guide as our luxury motor coach escorts you past many of the magnificent monuments bathed in spotlights. The superb core of the city, with its beautiful monuments and impressive memorials, reflects the ongoing city planning which has made out nation’s capital one of the most beautiful cities in the world. 

The evening begins with a stop at Union Station.   Following a two year restoration project, this site has indeed been recognized as one of the grandest train stations in the country.  Designed in the Beaux Arts style, this magnificent building boasts 96 ft. high ceilings, decorated in gold leaf, statues of Roman Legionnaires and Greek marble floors throughout.. The location of specialty shops, restaurants and boutiques has been incorporated into the total ambience of this magnificent edifice. Time will be allotted at this site for dinner on your own in the food court or restaurants located here. 

We continue on with a visit to the exterior of the White House for a photo-op.  Learn about the life and lifestyles of the famous occupants of this historic building throughout our nation's history.  See the Blair House (the official guest house of the nation), the Old Executive Office Building (housing the White House staff), and learn about the influence of Jackie Kennedy in preserving Lafayette Park and this unique area of the city.

The program will also include a memorable visit to the nation's outstanding monuments to America's history:   the Lincoln Memorial, honoring the man who saved the Union; the Vietnam Memorial and the Women's Memorial; symbols of the honor and recognitionbestowed on the men and women of the Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice during the longest war in our nation's history' and the Korean War Memorial, honoring those Americans who fought the war to push North Korean forces back about the 18th parallel.

Tickets @ $48.50 per person    

Hotel/Travel

Hotel Accommodation

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  • This conference will be held at Hilton Washington, D.C., National Mall located at 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024.
  • Rates: $275 single/double
  • Special group rates are in effect from April 1 to April 6, 2019.  To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation before March 2, 2019.
  • Special group rates are in effect for participants and their guests, based on room availability.
  • You must make your reservation early and before the date listed for each hotel.  Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now.  After the release date, call the hotel as rooms and group rates may no longer be available.
  • For room reservations, call the hotel and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums' Conference Contraceptive Technology. 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 room reservations call 1-855-271-3617, 24 hours daily.  For additional hotel information, call the hotel at (202) 484-1000. To reserve your room online, please visit our website at www.ContemporaryForums.com for details.

Travel Discounts

Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares visit www.united.com or (800) 426-1122 insert Offer Code ZG2S259549. 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#03000266

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: IUD Placement Fundamentals: A Practicum

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$200.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$220.00

Preconference B: Back to Basics: The Fundamentals of Contraception

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$200.00

Preconference C: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Clinical Update

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$200.00

Preconference D: Taking Your IUD Skills to the Next Level

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$200.00

Preconference E: Immediate Postpartum LARC Training for Clinicians Doing Deliveries

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$200.00

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

All Attendess

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$0.00

MAIN CONFERENCE

Full Main Conference

Nurse, Case Manager, Certified Nurse Midwife, Other

Physician

Student/New Grad*

Early Registration Fee
(On or before February 6, 2019)

$645.00

$745.00

$495.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After February 6, 2019)

$745.00

$845.00

$495.00

 

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 6, 2019 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 processing fee will apply. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received or postmarked on/after February 6, 2019. However, tuition paid, less the $75 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.

* Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before 2/6/2019 
^ Residents: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration.
+ New Grads (graduated 2016 or after): To qualify, submit proof of graduation date with registration.

NOTE: New Grads do not qualify for additional discounts including the group discount and/or the endorsement discount.  Students may not register for Preconference E.

REGISTRATION
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.

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, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. 

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

  • To qualify for Early Registration discounts your registration must be postmarked or submitted via phone/fax/online and fees received on or before February 6, 2019.
  • Residents: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration.
  • New Grads (graduated 2016 or after): To qualify, submit proof of graduation date with registration.

NOTE: New Grads do not qualify for additional discounts including the group discount and/or the endorsement discount.  Students may not register for Preconference E.

Attendance Rules
Registrations may not be shared.  Children of any age and spouses may not attend sessions.  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.

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 Preconference or New Grads. 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. 

Cancellations
All cancellations will be assessed a $75 processing fee (“Fee”). Cancellations must be made in writing to info@cforums.com prior to Conference start date. Only cancellations received at least 30 days from Conference start date are eligible for refund. Attendees may use non-refunded tuition, less the Fee, towards ONE Contemporary Forums conference occurring within 12 months of original conference. ENTIRE TUITION FORFEITED FOR NO-SHOWS.

Force Majeure
Should this conference be cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to, acts of God, labor strikes, civil unrest, or acts of terrorism, Contemporary Forums’ liability is strictly limited to full refund of registration fees paid.

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, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email info@cforums.com. 

ADA Needs and Special Requests
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 EAST
Washington, DC           April 3 - 6

Thank you for registering for the Contraceptive Technology East conference, being held April 3 - 6, at the .

 

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THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING FOR THE CONTRACEPTIVE TECHNOLOGY EAST 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 in Washington, DC.

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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Register to become an exhibitor

Questions about your exhibit space or sponsorship, please contact exhibits@cforums.com or call (949) 398-2363 for details.

Conference Endorsers

Conference Endorsers:

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • Emory University Family Planning Program
  • National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
  • Physicians for Reproductive Health

Endorsements Discounts

A variety of reproductive health organizations have endorsed this conference (see brochure cover.)  A $35 discount in the full tuition fee for the complete Main Conference only will be given to members, employees and graduates of these organizations. (Limit of one organizational discount per person.  Discount does not apply to partial registration, to the Preconferences, or to students.)  Please send proof of organization affiliation with your registration and deduct $35 from the tuition fee (valid for mail-in registrations only).

Join NPWH and/or ARHP now and qualify for a tuition discount by calling (202) 543-9693 (NPWH) or (202) 466-3825 (ARHP).  After receiving your membership number, simply note it on your conference registration form and receive the $35 Main Conference tuition discount.

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