FP Essentials™

Contraception Update

Edition #462 | November 2017

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In This Edition

  • Integrate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use guidelines into daily practice.
  • Counsel patients about contraception needs based on patient preferences and family planning intentions.
  • Describe the different types of combined oral contraceptives and their clinical benefits and potential risks.
  • Describe the effectiveness of and indications and contraindications for use of intrauterine devices.
  • Counsel patients about the most common adverse effects of intrauterine device use.
  • Describe the indications and contraindications for use of etonogestrel implants.
  • Counsel patients about the most common adverse effects of implant use.
  • Summarize the evidence supporting the Food and Drug Administration black box warning regarding long-term depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use and bone mineral density.
  • Counsel patients about available methods of permanent sterilization.
  • Describe the procedures for the different methods of permanent sterilization.
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#462: Contraception Update
November 2017


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