Full course description
In 2015–2017, 64.9%—or 46.9 million of the 72.2 million women aged 15–49 in the United States—were currently using a method of contraception. Review CDC guidelines for evaluating patient eligibility for various contraception methods - based on a categorization of weighed risks and benefits. Assess the mechanisms of action and the management of side effects for hormonal contraceptives, both combined and progestin-only. Evaluate the ring, the patch, the implant and the IUD. Critique and defend some new contraceptive options.