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Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Female Patient: Reproductive Health Considerations

On Demand Sessions:

Expiration Date Presenter Are you seeking credit?
November 30, 2018 Megan Elizabeth Bowles Clowse, MD, and Mary F. Hebert, FCCP Review webinar for CME/CE credit*

Review webinar without credit

*By clicking the webinar with credit link, you confirm that you have read the accreditation information on this page.

This is a one-hour internet-based activity. To receive continuing education credit, learners should 1) take the pre-test 2) review the webinar and 3) complete the post-test.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Discuss sexual and reproductive health issues for women with rheumatoid arthritis
  • Discuss best practices in RA management for pregnant and lactating women, including pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical therapies
  • Review contraception and pre-conception counseling for a patient with RA
  • Counsel patients with RA regarding the risks and benefits of RA treatment during pregnancy and lactation

Accreditation Information

Nurse Practitioners and Nurses: ARHP is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16643, to provide nursing continuing education credits. This live activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour.

Physicians: The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ARHP designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Others: A certificate of attendance will be issued indicating that this activity is accredited for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Sponsoring Information

This program is sponsored by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.

Funding Information

This project is funded through an educational grant from Pfizer.

Target Audience

The intended audiences for this activity are health professionals who provide reproductive health services, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, physician assistants, educators, researchers, and other professionals who work in obstetrics/gynecology, family medicine, and related fields.


All individuals in a position to influence the content of this activity must disclose relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests and the nature of the relationship. A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

  • Eliza Chakravarty, MD (program planner and faculty) has nothing to disclose.
  • Megan Clowse, MD, MPH (program planner and faculty)  is a consultant for UCB and research sponsor for Janssen and Pfizer.
  • Anne Moore, DNP, WHNP, FAANP (program planner and faculty) is Medical Science Liaison for Evofem Biosciences, Inc.
  • Doris Quintanilla (ARHP program manager) has nothing to disclose. Diane Shannon, MD (medical writer) has nothing to disclose.