272862 A public health framework for the prevention of unintended pregnancy

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Amy Levi, CNM, PhD, FAAN, FACNM , Interdepartmental Nurse-midwifery Education Program, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
A public health framework of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention offers an integrated approach for effectively addressing unintended pregnancy in the United States, and for educating health professionals about their role in providing care for unintended pregnancy prevention. The potential for this framework to advance unintended pregnancy prevention from policy to action will be discussed, with an emphasis on the role of health care providers, educators, and policy development.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify a public health perspective for the prevention of unintended pregnancy at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.

Keywords: Abortion, Reproductive Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I will be presenting material that I have personally researched and developed.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
University of California San Francisco Unintended pregnancy prevention Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.