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Pre- and Post-Abortion Care: A Primer for the General Internist

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Pre- and Post-Abortion Care: A Primer for the General Internist
This activity is FREE for SGIM/ACLGIM Members.

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Course description
With the overturn of Roe v. Wade, patients in states with restricted access to abortion will seek out-of-state or self-managed abortions, and patients in all states will experience increased wait times for abortion care. As abortion services are time-sensitive, primary care physicians must be prepared to facilitate and expedite needed care.
Learning Objectives
The goal of this content is to provide primary care physicians (PCPs) with the skills to counsel patients before and following abortion care. The presenters will provide resources to overcome geographic, financial, and testing barriers to abortion access, and skills to assess patient preferences, eligibility for abortion, and to discuss expected symptoms and contraceptive options following an abortion.

Any PCP who cares for pregnancy-capable patients will have patients who have had or will need an abortion. Internal medicine training, however, does not typically include abortion care. While not all PCPs will have the resources and training to prescribe medication abortion, all PCPs can facilitate pre- and post-abortion care. This content will help fill the training gap for PCPs to provide pre- and post-abortion care.
CME/MOC Hours & Expiration Date
Continuing Education Units Available: 1.0 CME; 1.0 MOC
CME/MOC Expires: December 3, 2025
To receive CME / MOC credit, you must
  1. View all content recordings and case studies (viewing one section will give access to the following sections);
  2. Open and complete the Evaluation/Assessment; and
  3. Open the Certificate and claim your certificate (print/save for your records).
Alexandra Backorik
MD, EdM; Boston Medical Center
Rachel S. Casas
MD, EdM; Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Vidya Gopinath
MD; Brown University Medicine
Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
MD, MS; University of California, San Francisco
Swati Shroff
MD; Thomas Jefferson University
The user acknowledges that the workshops, handouts, and related course materials contained therein are intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered to be legal advice or a substitute for legal or clinical consultation. These presentations address issues that are multi-faceted, and the user should not assume that the courses discuss every law, regulation, or ethical code that may be relevant to the subject matter. Legal and ethical standards are subject to change, and it is always prudent to check to see whether a particular law, regulation, or ethical standard may have changed.

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