Online Education | Pediatric Drug Therapy 2015 - Birth Control and Adolescents: Options and Counseling for Pregnancy Prevention

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Birth Control and Adolescents

This module focuses on contraception in adolescents.

Katherine Debiec, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UW School of Medicine

What conference attendees are saying about this lecture:

"I will use this patient education format for discussing contraception and how to encourage teens to use LARC (long-acting reversible contraception)..."

"The contraceptive talk was wonderful. Very relevant for primary care practice."


Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  1. Recognize the need for contraception in adolescents.
  2. List the available contraceptive options, as well as associated: efficacy, non-contraceptive benefits, side effects, risks.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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