Decreasing Unintended Pregnancy Among Homeless Women

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

CEU Course Description

This CE course provides insight for health care professionals on understanding the impacts of unintended pregnancies and the high risk of this among homeless women.  Included in the topics of focus: why family planning is an important public health issue; understanding and preventing unintended pregnancies; contraceptive use among homeless women; and provider-based barriers to contraception among women experiencing homelessness.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the negative maternal and child health outcomes that are associated with unintended pregnancy.

2.  Enumerate the groups of women are at a higher risk of unintended pregnancies.

3.  Explain why it is advised that clinicians routinely include LMP (last menstrual period) in the vital signs.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2015-03-01

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