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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception for Residents

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It is essential to ensure that all patients can access the full range of contraceptive methods free from coercion. Healthcare professionals play a critical role in empowering patients to choose the best method for them. This session will provide information on contraception and how to engage patients in these conversations. Strategies for person-centered contraceptive counseling and interval and immediate postpartum IUD insertion techniques will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to ask the presenter questions through a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

The following topics will be covered in this webinar:
1. Introduction to contraception
2. Contraceptive counseling
3. LARC overview
4. Interval LARC and IUD insertion demonstration
5 .Immediate postpartum LARC with IUD insertion demonstration
6. Key takeaways and resources


  • Nikki B. Zite, MD, MPH

    Nikki B. Zite, MD, MPH graduated from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 1998. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Tennessee in Memphis in 2002. After residency, she went on to The University of Illinois at Chicago where she obtained her Master of Public Health during her Fellowship in Family Planning. Currently, Dr. Zite is a Professor and the Residency Director in the OB/GYN department at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and serves as the Maternal Medical Director for the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC). During her Fellowship, she completed a project that investigated issues related to female sterilization, and she continues to have an interest in the topic, as well as long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). Dr. Zite served for 10 years on the Board of Directors for the Society of Family Planning and is currently on ACOG’s LARC Work Group.

June 16, 2020
Tue 7:00 AM CDT

Duration 3H 0M

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