49.00 Prescribed

Fertility Awareness Based Methods for Family Planning and Restorative Reproductive Healthcare

by Family Medicine Education Consortium

Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21

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for up to 49.00 Prescribed credits

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Through live and online asynchronous lectures, case study discussions, and readings, this course will connect the science of endocrinology to core concepts of Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs) which serve as the foundation for restorative reproductive medicine and may be used for family planning. This course will also survey modern, evidence-based FABMs including the research supporting their use, their effectiveness rates, and applications for managing common women's health concerns.

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Contact Info

Name: Dr. Marguerite Duane
Phone: 2027258990
Email: DrDuane@FACTSaboutFertility.org
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List of Sessions

Session Name Date Credits
Session A1 Presentation: Billings Ovulation Method Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A2 Presentation: The Creighton Model Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session A3 Presentation: Basal Body Temperature and Sympto-Thermal Methods Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session A4 Presentation: Marquette Method Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session A5 Presentation: Science of Standard Days (SDM) and Two-Day Methods Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A6 Presentation: SDM, Two-Day and Lactational Amenorrhea Method Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B1 Presentation: Infertility Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B4 Presentation: Psychosocial Aspects of Infertility Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B5 Presentation: NFP in Non-English Speaking Populations Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B6 Presentation: FABM Apps Marketed to Avoid Pregnancy Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C1 Presentation: NaProTechnology Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session C2 Presentation: FEMM Medical Management Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session C3 Presentation: NeoFertility Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C5 Presentation: Perimenopause Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C6 Presentation: Use of NFP During the Postpartum Transition to Fertility Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D4 Presentation: Endometriosis Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session D2 Presentation: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D5 Presentation: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D3 Presentation: Anovulation Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session D6 Presentation: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A7: Live Case Study Discussion Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Overview Session 3, Reading 1: Brown JB. Types of ovarian activity in women and their significance: the continuum (a reinterpretation of early findings). Hum Reprod Update. 2011;17(2):141‐158. doi:10.1093/humupd/dmq040 Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D1, Reading: Vigil P, Lyon C, Flores B, Rioseco H, Serrano F. Ovulation, a sign of health. Linacre Q. 2017;84(4):343‐355. doi:10.1080/00243639.2017.1394053 Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A1, Reading 2: Odeblad, Erik. "Cervical Mucus and Their Functions." The Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 26.1 (1997): 27-32. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B7 Reading: Check, J.H. et al. “The Beneficial Effect of Luteal Phase Support on Pregnancy Rates in Women with Unexplained Infertility.” Fertility and Sterility, Volume 99, Issue 3, S2. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Overview Session 1, Reading 1: Manhart MD, Duane M, Lind A, Sinai I, Golden-Tevald J “ Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning: A Review of Effectiveness for Avoiding Pregnancy Using SORT. Osteopathic Family Physician 2013 5 (1): 2-8. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Overview Session 1, Reading 2: Peragallo Urrutia R, Polis CB, Jensen ET, Greene ME, Kennedy E, Stanford JB. “Effectiveness of Fertility Awareness-Based Methods for Pregnancy Prevention: A Systematic Review” Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A1, Reading 1: Indian Council of Medical Research Task Force on Natural Family Planning. (1996). Field Trial of Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning. Contraception, 53(2), 69-74. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A5, Reading 2: Arévalo M, Jennings V, Sinai I: Efficacy of a new method of family planning: the Standard Days Method. Contraception 65: 333-338, 2002. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A6 Reading: Peterson AE. Multicenter study of the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) III: Effectiveness, duration, and satisfaction with reduced client-provider contact. Contraception, 2000 Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Overview Session 3, Reading 2: Fehring R. J., Schneider M., Raviele K. (2006). Variability in the phases of the menstrual cycle. JOGNN - J. Obstet. Gynecol. Neonatal Nurs. 35, 376–384. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B2 Presentation: Male Infertility Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session B2, Reading 2: Katz DJ, Teloken P, Shoshany O. Male infertility - The other side of the equation. Aust Fam Physician. 2017;46(9):641-646. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B1, Reading 1: Stanford JB et al. “Outcomes from treatment of infertility with natural procreative technology in an Irish general practice.” J Am Board Fam Med. 2008. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B1, Reading 2: Tham E et al. “Natural Procreative Technology for Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage: Outcomes in a Canadian Family Practice.” Can Fam Physician. 2012. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C4 Presentation: Adolescence Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B2, Reading 1: Karavolos S, Panagiotopoulou N. Alahwany H & Martins da Silva S. An update on the management of male infertility. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2020. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D1 Presentation: Ovulation as a Sign of Health Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B3 Presentation: Miscarriage or Early Pregnancy Loss Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.75 Prescribed credits
Session B4, Reading 1: Rooney KL, Domar AD. “The relationship between stress and infertility.” Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2018;20(1):41-47. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B4, Reading 2: Hämmerli K, Znoj H, Barth J. “The efficacy of psychological interventions for infertile patients: a meta-analysis examining mental health and pregnancy rate.” Hum Reprod Update. 2009;15(3):279-295. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B6, Reading 1: Duane, M., Contreras, A., Jensen, E. T. & White, A. “The performance of fertility awareness-based method apps marketed to avoid pregnancy” J Am Board Fam. Med. 29, 508–511 (2016). Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C1, Reading 1: Hilgers, Thomas W. “The New Women’s Health Science of NaProTechnology.” Archives of Perinatal Medicine 17 no. 4 (2011): 191-198. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C1, Reading 2: Stanford JB, Parnell TA, Boyle PC: “Outcomes from treatment of infertility with Natural Procreative Technology in an Irish General Practice.” J Am Board Fam Med 21:375-384, 2008. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C2 Reading: Vigil P, Ceric F, Cortés ME, Klaus H. “Usefulness of monitoring fertility from menarche.” J. Pediatr. Adolesc. Gynecol. 19(3): 173-179, 2006. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C3, Reading 1: Boyle PC, de Groot T, Andralojc KM, Parnell TA. “Healthy Singleton Pregnancies From Restorative Reproductive Medicine (RRM) After Failed IVF.” Front Med (Lausanne). 2018;5:210. Published 2018 Jul 31. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C3, Reading 2: Roozenburg BJ, van Dessel HJ, Evers JL, Bots RS. “Successful induction of ovulation in normogonadotrophic clomiphene resistant anovulatory women by combined naltrexone and clomiphene citrate treatment.” Hum Reprod. 1997;12(8) Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C4, Reading 1: Cabezon C, Vigil P, Rojas I, et al: “Adolescent pregnancy prevention: An abstinence-centered randomized controlled intervention in a Chilean public high school.” J Adolesc Health 2005; 36:64. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C4, Reading 2: Committee Opinion No. 651 “Menstruation in Girls and Adolescents: Using the Menstrual Cycle as a Vital Sign.” Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2015;126(6). Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C5, Reading 2: Female age-related fertility decline. Fertility and Sterility, Volume 101, Issue 3, 633– 634. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C5, Reading 1: Harlow SD, Gass M, Hall JE, et al. “Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging.” Menopause. 2012;19(4):387‐395. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C6, Reading 1: Bouchard, Blackwell, Brown, & Fehring, et al. (2018). “Dissociation between cervical mucus and urinary hormones during the postpartum return of fertility in breastfeeding women.” Linacre Quarterly, Nov. 2018. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C6, Reading 2: Bouchard, T, Schneider, M & Fehring, R. “Efficacy of a new postpartum transition protocol for avoiding pregnancy.” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 26 (2013): 35-44. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D2, Reading 1: Leach V, Kenney T. “A Case Study in the Use of Fertility Awareness in Monitoring and Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).” Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D2, Reading 2: Giovanni Monastra, et al (2017). “Combining treatment with myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol (40:1) is effective in restoring ovary function and metabolic balance in PCOS patients.” Gynecological Endocrinology, 33:1, 1-9. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D3, Reading 1: Odeblad, Erik. “Cervical Mucus and Their Functions.” The Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 26.1 (1997): 27-32. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D4, Reading 1: Yeung, Patrick & Gupta, Shweta & Gieg, Sam. (2017). “Endometriosis in adolescents: A systematic review.” Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders. 9. 10.5301/je.5000264. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D5, Reading 1: Hofmeister S, Bodden S. “Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.” Am Fam Physician. 2016;94(3):236‐240. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D5, Reading 2: Schliep KC, et al. “Luteal Phase deficiency in Regularly Menstruating Women: Prevalence and Overlap in Identification Based on Clinical and Biochemical Diagnostic Criteria.” J Clin Endocrinol Metab, June 2014. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D6 Reading: Davis E, Sparzak PB. “Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding) [Updated 2019 Aug 2].” Available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK532913/. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B7: Live Case Study Discussion Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session C7: Live Case Study Discussion Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session D7: Live Case Study Discussion Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Session B5 Reading: A prospective multicentre trial of the ovulation method of natural family planning. II. The effectiveness phase. Fertil Steril. 1981;36(5):591-598. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B3, Reading 1: Coomarasamy A, Devall AJ, Brosens JJ, et al. Micronized vaginal progesterone to prevent miscarriage: a critical evaluation of randomized evidence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020;223(2):167-176. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B3, Reading 2: Ku CW, et al. Serum progesterone distribution in normal pregnancies compared to pregnancies complicated by threatened miscarriage from 5 to 13 weeks gestation: a prospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018;18(1):36 Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session C7 Reading: Thijssen A, Meier A, Panis K, Ombelet W. 'Fertility Awareness-Based Methods' and subfertility: a systematic review. Facts Views Vis Obgyn. 2014;6(3):113-123. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session B6, Reading 2: Earle S, Marston HR, Hadley R, Banks D. Use of menstruation and fertility app trackers: a scoping review of the evidence [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 6]. BMJ Sex Reprod Health. 2020;bmjsrh-2019-200488. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D3, Reading 2: Rosenfield RL. Clinical review: Adolescent anovulation: maturational mechanisms and implications. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013;98(9):3572-3583. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A7 Reading: Sinai, I. "Different Methods for Different Needs: Perception, Behavior, and Effectiveness." In Richard F. Fehring & Theresa Notare. Eds. Human Fertility, Where Faith and Science Meet. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2008. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D4, Reading 2: Fadhlaoui A, Bouquet de la Joliniere J & Feki A. “Endometriosis and infertility: how and when to treat?” Frontiers in Surgery. 2017;1(24): 1-6. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D7, Reading 1: Wang R, Li W, Bordewijk EM, et al. First-line ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Hum Reprod Update. 2019;25(6):717-732. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session D7, Reading 2: Laganà AS, Garzon S, Casarin J, Franchi M, Ghezzi F. Inositol in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Restoring Fertility through a Pathophysiology-Based Approach. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2018;29(11):768-780. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A2, Reading: Hilgers, TW, Stanford, JB, “Creighton Model NaPro Education Technology for Avoiding Pregnancy,” J.Repro Med 43:6; June 1998. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A3, Reading 1:Frank-Herrmann, et al. “The Effectiveness of a Fertility Awareness Based Method to Avoid Pregnancy in Relation to a Couple's Sexual Behaviour during the Fertile Time: a Prospective Longitudinal Study.” Human Reproduction (2007) Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A3, Reading 2: Berglund Scherwitzl E, Lundberg O, Kopp Kallner H, Gemzell Danielsson K, Trussell J, Scherwitzl R. Perfect-use and typical-use Pearl Index of a contraceptive mobile app. Contraception. 2017;96(6):420-425. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A4, Reading 1: Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Bouchard, T., Raviele, K, & Rodriguez, D. (2013) “Randomized comparison of two Internet-supported fertility awareness based methods of family planning.” Contraception, 2012. 88(1): 24-30. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A4, Reading 2: Fehring, R., and Schneider, M. (2017). “Extended Effectiveness of an Online Natural Family Planning Service Program” MCN The Amer Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 42(1):43-49. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Session A5, Reading 1: Arévalo M, Jennings V, Nikulam M and Sinai I : “Efficacy of the new TwoDay Method of family planning.” Fert Ster 82:885-892, 2004. Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 0.50 Prescribed credits
Overview Presentation 1: Fertility and Family Planning: The Science Behind Fertility Awareness-Based Methods Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Overview Presentation 2: Fertility Awareness Based Methods for Achieving and Avoiding Pregnancy Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits
Overview Presentation 3: The Female Cycle as the 5th Vital Sign Credit available Sun 10/18/20 - Sun 10/17/21 1.00 Prescribed credits