Reproductive Health 2012 – Preliminary Agenda

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Thursday, September 20
11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Concurrent Pre-Conference Sessions

  • Making Sense of the Medical Literature
    David Grimes, MD, Kenneth Schulz, PhD, MBA
    Each participant will receive a copy of “The Lancet Handbook of Essential Concepts in Clinical Research” authored by the session’s faculty presenters (Value=$59.95)
  • Introduction to First-trimester Ultrasound for Gestational Dating and IUD Location
    Matt Reeves, MD, Mary Fjerstad, NP, MHS
    Facilitators: Michelle Forcier, MD
2:30 – 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Session

Risk Made Real: A Case-Based Approach to Addressing Risk in Contraception (team-based learning workshop)
Jeff Jensen, MD, David Turok, MD, MPH, Justine Wu, MD, MPH
(Session is free, but pre-registration is required)

4:30 – 7:30 pm Educational Symposium: NEXPLANON® Training
(Session is free, but pre-registration is required, dinner will be served)
4:00 – 7:30 pm ARHP Board Meeting and Dinner
7:30 – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception
Friday, September 21
8:15 – 8:30 am

8:30 – 9:00 am

Opening Remarks
Linda Dominguez, RN-C, NP, Wayne Shields, Justine Wu, MD, MPHCushner Lectureship: Changing the Family Planning Landscape Through Provider Education
Uta Landy, PhD, David Turok, MD, MPH (Introduction)
9:00 – 10:40 am Contraception Module
Michael Policar, MD, module leader

  • New Developments in Contraception
    Grace Shih, MDMAS
  • Maximizing LARC Availability: The Imperative to Implement the Results of the CHOICE Project in your Community
    David Turok, MD
  • Postpartum IUD in Paraguay. A case series of 3000 cases
    Jeffrey Smith, MD
11:00 – 11:55 am Contraception Module (continued)

  • The Costs of Contraception in a Rapidly Changing Field 
    Michael Policar, MD, MPH
  • Contraceptive Failure Rates of Etonogestrel Subdermal Implants in Overweight and Obese Women
    Hanna Xu
11:55 am – 12:55 pm Update on HPV and Cervical Cancer Screenings
Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH
1:00 – 2:30 pm

(dessert served in the exhibit hall)

Educational Symposium: ParaGard® Placement Training

(Free to attendees, but pre-registration required, lunch will be served)

2:40 – 3:40 pm Concurrent Sessions

Abortion Care Module
Beth Kruse, MS, ARHNP, CNM, module leader

  • Integrating Abortion Care into Primary Care Settings: A Case-Based Discussion
    Linda Prine, MD
  • New WHO Safe Abortion Guidelines
    Dalia Brahmi, MD, MPH
Healthy Sexuality Module
Michelle Forcier, MD, module leader

  • Communicating about Sexual Issues and Concerns in Clinical Practice: A Developmental Approach to LGBTQ Health Care
    Michelle Forcier, MD, Bill Taverner, MA, CSE, Megan Andelloux, CSE
4:10 – 5:10 pm Concurrent Sessions (continued)

Abortion Care Module (continued)

  • Denied Abortion Care: Outcomes from the ANSIRH Turnaway Study
    Loren Dobkin, MPH, RN, FNP
  • Expanding Abortion Provision: Outcomes and Lessons Learned from the California Health Workforce Project
    Diana Taylor, PhD, MS, RNP
  • Immediate Post-Abortion Access to Contraception—a Cohort Study
    Aileen Langston
  • Panel Discussion
    Loren Dobkin, MPH, RN, FNP, Dalia Brahmi, MD, MPH, Beth Kruse, MD Aileen Langston, Linda Prine, MD, Diana Taylor, PhD, MS, RNP
Healthy Sexuality Module (continued)

  • Lifespan Approaches to Sexually Diverse Patients: Case Studies
    Michelle Forcier, MD, Bill Taverner, MA, CSE,  Megan Andelloux, CSE
5:15 – 6:15 pm Contraception Journal: Outstanding Articles
Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., MD, David Turok, MD, MPHTribute to Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., MD
Saturday, September 22
8:15 – 9:45 am Guttmacher LectureshipContraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancy in the US: Where We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going
Lawrence Finer, PhD, Carole Joffe, PhD (Introduction)Preventing and Treating Vulvovaginal Atrophy and Vasomotor Symptoms
Cheryl Iglesia, MD
10:15 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

Chronic Conditions Impacting Reproductive Health Module
E. Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS, module leader

  • Contraceptive Care for Patients with Epilepsy
    Anne Davis, MD
  • Reproductive Mental Health
    Catherine Harrison-Restelli, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Reproductive Health Across the Lifespan: Case Conversations
    Carlo Tornatore, MD
  • Expert Panel Case Discussion and Audience Polling
    Anne Davis, MD, Carlo Tornatore, MD, Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS
Maternal and Child Health Module
Beth Jordan Mynett, MD, module leader 

  • Impact of the Affordable Care of Act on Maternal & Child Health Policy
    Donna Crane
  • What in the World is Affecting our Children? – A Discussion of Environmental Exposures on the Fetus, Early Puberty, Policy and Practice Implications
    Karin Russ, MS, RN
  • Reducing Maternal Mortality with Misoprostol– An Initiative to Empower Women
    Francine Coeytaux, MPH
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunchtime Educational Sessions (box lunch available for purchase)

  • MVA Hands-on Workshop (pre-registration required)
    Matt Reeves, MD, Mary Fjerstad, NP, MHS
  • Not in Your Office: The Healthy, the Unhealthy, and the Interesting of Patient’s Sexy Times
    Megan Andelloux, CSE
  • Teaching LGBTQ Youth about  Safer, Healthier, Enjoyable Sex
    Bill Taverner, MA, CSE
  • Successful Values Clarification for Abortion Trainers
    Jennifer A. Hart, MPH
  • State Legislative Update on Abortion Laws
    Alexa Kolbi-Molinas
  • Addressing Reproductive Health Issues in Louisiana: A Collaborative Approach
    Lila Arnaud, MPH, Raegan Carter, MSW, MPH, LMSW, Julie Mickelberry, Rheneisha Robertson, MPH
  • Where Are All the Men? Strategies to Involve Men in Family Planning
    Grace Shih, MD, Sarah Miller, MD
2:10 – 2:30 pm

2:30 – 5:25 pm

Preserving Core Values in Science Award
Sandra FlukeHot Topics in Reproductive Health Module
Barbara Clark, PA-C, module leader

  • Controversies in Menopause – Women’s Health Initiative Results, Hormones and the Heart, and Bioidentical Basics
    Peter Schnatz, DO
  • Hormonal Contraception and HIV: Implications for Contraceptive Guidance
    Naomi Tepper, MD
  • Drospirenone and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism
    Naomi Tepper, MD
  • Emergency Contraception: What We Talk About When We Talk About Mechanism of Action
    Kelly Cleland, MPA, MPH
  • A 90-day Intravaginal Ring for Prevention of HIV Acquisition and Unplanned Pregnancy
    Justin Clark

Updated: August 3, 2012