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Contraceptive Update

Contraceptive Update

This course is available for purchase individually or as part of a package of courses:
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Time to Complete

1 hour


March 8, 2018


March 8, 2020

Maximum Credits

1.00 / CE for Nurse Practitioners; includes 1.00 pharmacology credit

Accredited Provider

This program is jointly provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) and Haymarket Medical Education.

Commercial Supporter

There is no commercial support for this activity.


Produced in conjunction with myCME and NPACE

Program Description

This lecture will focus on the latest updates in women’s health guidelines. It will discuss CDC guidelines, significance of research for new contraception guidelines, and statistics and data trends related to challenges faced by patients and clinicians.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss contraceptive and pregnancy statistics including trends and challenges facing patients and clinicians
  • Describe key elements of the new CDC 2016 Contraceptive Guidelines
  • Explain the clinical significance of important new contraceptive research


President Emerita, Senior Advisor, NPACE, Natick, MA
Visiting Scholar, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Horizons Health and Wellness ObGyn, Bridgewater, MA

Mimi Secor is on the speakers bureau for GenPath and Hologic.

Planners and Managers Disclosures

The planners of this activity reported the following relationships with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Marjorie Crabtree, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Karen Windle, RNC, MS, WHNP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, is on the speaker’s bureau for GenPath Lab, Hologic, and Shionogi.
Jodi Osterhout Vanasse, MSN, ANP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Shelley Yeager has nothing to disclose.
Katy Monaco has nothing to disclose.




CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credit, of which 1.00 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. NPACE and myCME do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


To earn credits for this activity, you must 1) watch all course videos; 2) pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher; and 3) complete the course evaluation. You may retake the post-test until you achieve a passing score, at which point you will receive a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

Contact Information

Credit Questions?
If you have any questions relating to the provision of continuing nursing education contact hours of this activity, please contact NPACE at 508-907-6424 or email:

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