Contraceptive Technology West Anaheim, CA • March 24 - 27, 2019
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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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.

Anaheim, CA

This sun-splashed Southern California city, located between Los Angeles and San Diego, is best known as the home to the Disneyland® Resort and the Anaheim Convention Center. Enjoy all that this premier leisure and business destination has to offer with world-famous theme parks and attractions, celebrated restaurants, award-winning local craft breweries, specialty shops, pro sports, cultural museums, top entertainment and unlimited outdoor recreation.

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

Sunday, March 24

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 PM

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

Monday, March 25

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 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 PM

Lunch on Your Own

1:30

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

Tuesday, March 26

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 Cultivating Competency: 10 Best Practices in Training Providers to Deliver High Quality Reproductive Healthcare

#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: HIV Prevention in the Clinical Setting (Rx = .5 hr.)

2:45

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

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

#52 Management of Breast Complaints (Rx = .5 hr.)

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

#54 STD Cases (Rx = 1 hr.)

Wednesday, March 27

7:00 AM

Registration/Exhibits/Continental Breakfast

8:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

ANAHEIM

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Premium accommodations and impeccable Disney service are combined with Craftsman-style elegance at this stunning hotel that has its own entrance to Disney California Adventure Park. Escape reality in an impressive array of amenities, like rich dining experiences and a world-class spa, and see how Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa defines grandeur in every way.

Experience the reimagined rooms at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Discover delightful details like the mural above the headboards that depicts a blossoming orange tree—with Chip ‘n Dale mischievously playing in the branches. In select rooms, when you open the sleeper bed, you’ll find artwork of woodland creatures from Bambi to bid you goodnight.

Examine the California-inspired artwork, textured-copper detailing and countertops incorporating pieces of green glass from wine bottles. All rooms are now powered with the latest technology and appointed with premium amenities—including 55-inch smart TVs, Keurig coffee makers and USB connections to charge your electronic devices.

Book a relaxing stay and see how the rooms at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa combine comfort and beauty like never before!

Special theme park entrance with valid park admission, easily access Disney California Adventure Park and the Downtown Disney District thanks to a remarkably convenient entrance located on the hotel grounds.

Go for a dip in the crystal-clear Redwood Pool, home to a 90-foot-long, gurgling waterslide that curves around the stump of a giant redwood tree. Retreat to the tranquil Fountain Pool located amid woodsy grounds, bricked walls and rugged boulders. The Mariposa Pool features a companion hot tub plus 6 private cabanas, available to rent for an additional charge.

From poolside to hearthside, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa offers award-winning food and wine, cozy lounges, Character Dining and much more.

At Napa Rose, experience award-winning wines and seasonal creations for an exquisite fine-dining experience. Head over to Storytellers Café for breakfast with classic Disney Characters in the morning and hearty home-style favorites in the afternoon and evening.

Invigorate your senses with exotic treatments, specialty massages and revitalizing facials to purify and cleanse your mind and body at Mandara Spa located inside the hotel.

Discounted Disney Ticket Link: https://www.mydisneygroup.com/gccc19a

Hotel/Travel

Hotel Accommodation

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  • This conference will be held at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa located at 1600 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, California 92802. 
  • Rates: $259 single/double
  • Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. Reservations must include a first night's deposit.
  • Special group rates are in effect from March 22 to March 27, 2019.  To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation before March 1, 2019.
  • 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 (714) 520-5005, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm PST. For additional hotel information, call the hotel at (714) 635-2300.  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 January 27, 2019)

$200.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$220.00

Preconference B: Back to Basics: The Fundamentals of Contraception

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before January 27, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$200.00

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

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before January 27, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$200.00

Preconference D: Taking Your IUD Skills to the Next Level

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before January 27, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$200.00

Preconference E: Immediate Postpartum LARC Training for Clinicians Doing Deliveries

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(On or before January 27, 2019)

$180.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$200.00

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

All Attendess

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$0.00

MAIN CONFERENCE

Full Main Conference

Nurse, Case Manager, Certified Health Educator, Other

Physician

Student/New Grad*

Early Registration Fee
(On or before January 27, 2019)

$645.00

$745.00

$495.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After January 27, 2019)

$745.00

$845.00

$495.00

 

* Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before 1/27/2019 
^ 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 January 27, 2019.
  • Residents: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration.
  • New Grads (graduated 2015 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 WEST
Anaheim, CA           March 24 - 27

Thank you for registering for the Contraceptive Technology West conference, being held March 24 - 27, at the 1600 S. Disneyland Drive Anaheim, California 92802.

 

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THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING FOR THE CONTRACEPTIVE TECHNOLOGY WEST 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 Anaheim, CA.

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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