Reproductive Health 2013 – Agenda

Wednesday, September 18 7:00 – 9:00 pm NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) Competency Examination Thursday, September 19 10:00 am – 12:45 pm Concurrent Pre-Conference Session I Early Pregnancy Loss Best Practices Erin Hendriks, MD, Sarah …

Reproductive Health 2013

Wednesday, September 18
7:00 – 9:00 pm NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) Competency Examination
Thursday, September 19
10:00 am – 12:45 pm Concurrent Pre-Conference Session I

  • Early Pregnancy Loss Best Practices
    Erin Hendriks, MD, Sarah Pickle, MD, Linda Prine, MD, Deborah VanDerhei, BSW, and Robin Wallace, MD
  • Hands-on Clinical Breast Exam Training
    Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH and Mark Pearlman, MD
1:00 – 5:30 pm ARHP Board Meeting
1:15 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Pre-Conference Session II

  • Values Clarification and Options Counseling for Unintended Pregnancy
    Jennifer A. Hart, MPH, Sandy Fulkerson Schaeffer, and Rebecca Turner, MA
  • Expanding Your Practice to Incorporate Male Health Services
    Linda Creegan, Robert Johnson, MD, FAAP, Michel Labrecque, MD, PhD, and Ashley Scarborough
  • Hands-on Ultrasound Training for First-trimester Gestational Dating 
    Mary Fjerstad, NP, MHS, Anne-Marie Grewer, WHNP-BC, Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH, Angela Leber, RN, Matthew Reeves, MD, MPH, and Charisse Tuma-Meiers
5:00 – 7:30 pm Educational Symposium: NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) Clinical Training Program
7:30 – 9:00 pm 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception
Friday, September 20
7:45 – 8:00 am Welcome Remarks
8:00 – 10:10 am General Session I

  • Core Values Award – Abortion Politics and the Production of Knowledge
    Lisa Harris, MD, PhD
  • Benefits and Risks of Menopausal Hormone Therapy in 2013: How Far Has the Pendulum Swung?
    Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG
  • Reducing Clinician and Patient Biases Against Vaginal Insert Therapies
    Beth Kruse, MS, CNM
11:00 am – 12:30 pm General Session II

  • Managing Prevalent and Problematic Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH
  • HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Update
    Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP
12:30 – 2:00 pm
LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL Educational Symposium: ParaGard® Insertion Training
2:00 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

Abortion Care & Policy

  • Clinical Implications of Findings from the Turnaway Study
    Loren Dobkin, NP, RN, MPH and Diana Greene Foster, PhD
  • De-funding Abortion Providers: Where We Stand and What You Can Do
    Andrew Beck and Yvonne Gutierrez
  • Evidence-based Changes in Medical Abortion Practice
    Mary Fjerstad, NP, MHS

  • Risk Made Real: An Evidence-Based Approach to Addressing Risk in Contraception
    David Turok, MD, MPH
  • She Needs EC…Does Your Emergency Response Team Offer an IUD?
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD and David Turok, MD, MPH
  • IUD Troubles: Best Practices for Difficult Insertions, Removals, and Malpositioned Devices
    Lawrence Leeman, MD
  • The Clinician/Health Educator Team and Counseling for LARC
    Kirsten Thompson, MPH
Primary Care Practice

  • Increasing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Uptake through the Delivery of Title X Services at Federally Qualified Health Centers
    Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH
  • Best Practice Models for Delivering Women’s Health Care
    Pelin Batur, MD and Laura Lipold, MD
  •  “One Key Question”: Better Integration of Preventive Reproductive Health Services Into Primary Care
    Helen Bellanca, MD and Michele Stranger-Hunter
  • Pregnancy Intentions, Reproductive Life Plans, and Preconception Care: Finding the Intersection of Public Health, Clinical Care, and Real Life
    Helen Bellanca, MD, Marji Gold, MD, Jennifer Bello Kottenstette, MD, Andrea McGlynn, CNM, Nadine Peacock, PhD, and Debra Stulberg, MD


4:45 – 5:30 pm Screening of “After Tiller” Documentary Clip
Saturday, September 21
8:00 – 10:00 am General Session III

  • Cushner Award – Reproductive Health and Justice: How Our Advocacy Can Best Address Persistent Problems and New Challenges
    Judy Norsigian
  • Guttmacher Award – Contraception and Obesity: Do We Know Enough Yet?
    Carolyn Westhoff, MD
  • What the ACA Means for Your Patients and Practice
    Alina Salganicoff, PhD
10:50 am – 12:30 pm General Session IV

  • Contraception Journal: Outstanding Articles
    Carolyn Westhoff, MD
  • New Emergency Contraception Product Options, Legal Regulations, and Practice Standards
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD
  • Medically Complex Contraceptive Care: Putting Guidelines into Practice
    Erin Hendriks, MD and Linda Prine, MD
12:45 – 1:05 pm Lunch & Learn: New Practice Tools for LARC Services
Hilary O. Broughton, MSW and Larry Swiader
1:30 – 2:30 pm Roundtable Discussions

  • Contraceptive Counseling: The Facts Are Not Enough
    Martha Coppage-Lawrence, Katherine Leckel, LCSW, Margaret E. Long, MD, Kay McLean-Grant, BSN, MSN, and Mary Stephens
  • Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences While Educating Students and Residents in Healthcare
    Laura Borgelt, PharmD
  • Developing Clinician Competence in Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion
    Amy Levi, CNM, WHNP-BC, PhD
  • Ensuring Quality Care in Health Reform Efforts: The Sexual and Reproductive Health Workforce Project
    Joyce Cappiello, PhD, FNP  and Melissa Nothnagle, MD, MSc
  • Pregnancy Options Counseling Training as a Paradigm for Teaching Trainees about Counseling Patients
    Jennifer Amico, MD
  • Promoting Partnerships Between Women’s Health and Domestic/Sexual Violence Programs: Lessons Learned from Project Connect Pilot Sites
    Kini-Ana Tinkham, RN, BS and Laurie Crawford, MPA
  • Reframing Messages for Teens to Increase Interest in LARC
    Benjamin Brown, MD and Lawren Wellisch, MD 
  • Seizing Opportunities and Avoiding Pitfalls: Exploring the Intersections of Reproductive Justice and Clinical Practice
    Liza Fuentes, MPH, Elizabeth Gay, MPH, Alicia Luchowski, MPH, and Amy Hagstrom Miller
  • Training the Next Generation of Male Reproductive Health Providers
    Carole Joffe, PhD, Lawrence Leeman, MD, Matt Mitschele, MD, Sarah Pickle, MD, David Turok, MD, MPH, and Justine Wu, MD, MPH
  • Web-based Resources for Improving LARC Access – the UW-Madison Bedsider Project
    Mary Landry, MD
2:45 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

Hot Topics in Reproductive Health

  • Early Identification of Human Trafficking Victims
    Suzanne T. Poppema, MD
  • Multipurpose Prevention Technologies Available Now and On the Horizon
    Bethany Young Holt, PhD, MPH
  • The BC4U Service Model: Achieving Astronomical LARC Uptake in Adolescents
    S. Elizabeth Romer, ND, MSN, FNP-BC and Stephanie Teal, MD, MPH

  • Extended and Continuous Cycle Oral Contraception
    Lee Shulman, MD
  • Postpartum Contraception 
    Leah Torres, MD
  • LARC: First Line, Single Visit
    Nichole Tyson, MD
Sexual Health

  • Sex Positivity, Pleasure, and Prophylactics
    Jenny Higgins, PhD
  • Sex and the Postmenopausal Woman
    Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD

Updated:  September 16, 2013

Drug Integrity Associate Audrey Amos is a pharmacist with experience in health communication and has a passion for making health information accessible. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Butler University. As a Drug Integrity Associate, she audits drug content, addresses drug-related queries

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