Contraception Update: Beyond the Basics
Length: 1 Hour 3 Minutes
** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **
This presentation will review current (and potential future) contraception methods and choices available for patients in the United States. The presenter will also discuss which contraceptive methods are best for patients based on their personal needs and medical conditions.
• Learners will review the current contraception methods.
• Learners will formulate optimal contraception recommendations based on their patient's individual medical, pharmacological, psychosocial, and behavioral health states.
• Learners will recognize medication interactions and medical conditions which would necessitate a contraception plan change for their patients.
• Learners will help their patients assess their contraception options and current health to determine optimal contraception for their well-being and safety.
Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
Dr. Malorie Howe is a Missouri native who grew up in Lebanon, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri Columbia, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Howe obtained her medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2015. She then completed her OBGYN residency at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2019. Dr. Howe is currently an OBGYN at Women's Care Obstetrics & Gynecology in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Howe is board certified in OBGYN by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Howe is a previous MAOPS Wetzel Scholar and is excited to be presenting at this conference. Dr. Howe enjoys traveling, attending wine tastings, and group fitness classes when not working. She believes establishing trust between a physician and patient is incredibly important, and she strives to create a unique relationship with every woman under her care.
Dr. Howe discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.