Register Now: Best Practices in Teen Healthcare: Creating an Environment to Provide Patient-Friendly Reproductive Health Services Symposium

Best Practices in Teen Healthcare: Creating an Environment to Provide Patient-Friendly Reproductive Health Services Symposium
Saturday, November 9, 2019 | Ohio University Inn | Athens, Ohio

For Family Practice Providers |  Pediatricians |  OBGYNs |  Medical Students | Clinical Staff | Office Managers


This symposium will provide the ins and outs of developing an adolescent-friendly environment in your office. It will explore Appalachian culture, contraceptives, contraceptive counseling approaches, and legal considerations around confidentiality and consent.  In addition, you’ll hear firsthand from young people about health information, how parental involvement plays a factor in decision-making, perceived barriers to care, and how to speak with them on the topic.

You will:

  1. Learn strategies to engage adolescents in dialogue around reproductive health services
  2. Understand current social and cultural barriers to accessing reproductive health services among adolescents in Southeast Ohio
  3. Receive training and additional resources on reproductive health service

Breakout sessions include:

  • For Providers: Clinical recommendations for counseling and prescribing contraceptive methods
  • For Administrative Staff: Administrative aspects of creating an adolescent-friendly office, scheduling procedures for contraceptive visits and ordering and billing for long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Following the symposium, attendees may choose to stay for Nexplanon or IUD insertion training, sponsored by Merck and Bayer, respectively.

The Nexplanon Clinical Training session, which is sponsored by Merck, is not accredited for continuing education credit. The training is open only to MD/DO, NP, PA or CNMs and Residents authorized to perform the procedures entailed in the insertion and removal of NEXPLANON in the jurisdiction where they practice. And, for NP, PA or CNMs attest that there are specific state requirements and have met all appropriate state conditions including but not limited to collaborative or signing agreement with an MD/DO.

Residents must understand that they can only administer NEXPLANON under the supervision of an attending physician who has also been trained on the procedures to insert and remove NEXPLANON.

The IUD insertion training session is company sponsored by Bayer and no CME credit will be provided.

7:30-8 a.m.: Registration
8 a.m. – Noon: Symposium
1 – 4 p.m.: Nexplanon and/or IUD Training

Register by Friday, November 1.

For more information, call (614) 722-1762 or email Olivia.Valenti@NationwideChildrens.org

Consortium for Health Education in Appalachia Ohio (CHEAO) is an approved provider by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing education for physicians.  The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 3.5 credits of AOA Category 1-A credit and will report the CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 The Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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