Who chooses long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)? patient decision-making around birth control methods in two states
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe an innovative initiative to increase LARC use in two states. Assess reasons women choose different birth control methods and factors that may influence this decision-making process. Discuss the association between patient satisfaction, patient knowledge, and patient decision-making regarding birth control methods.
Keyword(s): Contraception, Decision-Making
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a project director for two statewide initiatives to reduce unintended pregnancy and address barriers to utilization of long-acting reversible contraception methods. I have conducted research and evaluation in reproductive health for over 10 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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.