Preconception Care and Contraception for HIV Infected Women

$27.00 | CE Hours:9.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

Studies of pregnancy in the HAART era indicate that pregnancy is common after a diagnosis of HIV and live birth rates are significantly increased when compared with the pre-HAART period; abortion is less common; and HIV infected women often desire more children, influenced by advances in HIV care.  This CEU course reviews issues related to reproductive decision-making, including preconception care and counseling and use of contraception to reduce unintended pregnancy.  In addition, issues related to pregnancy and guidelines for care during pregnancy to optimize the health of both the mother and her baby are discussed.

Article Author:  Jean R. Anderson, M.D., et al.; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss factors to consider when helping a woman choose the best method of contraception for herself and her partner.

2.  Enumerate the goals of preconception care.

3.  Explain when a pregnant woman should be counseled to avoid unprotected genital and oral sexual contact during pregnancy.

4.  Examine factors unique to pregnancy that may increase risk for the development of ARV resistance.

5.  Identify manifestations of congenital syphilis in the newborn.

6.  Describe the subsets of women that are at an increased risk for unintended pregnancy.

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 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2016-02-20

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