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  • 22 mins of CPD

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What you'll learn in this expert session

In this evidence based presentation, A/Prof Deborah Bateson addresses the new guidance on Etonogestrel (ENG) implant placement, the introduction of a new PBS-listed LARC and an update in contraception methods for specific population groups such as: overweight and obese, post abortion contraception, trans and gender diverse people and also women aged 50 and above. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the new guidance (2020 recommendation) around ENG implant placement
  • Describe what factors influence IUD choice – consideration of and essential information
  • Compare the differences between Kyleena and Mirena IUDs in relation to size, bleeding pattern, and hormonal side effects
  • Discuss whether raised BMI can affect contraceptive effectiveness
  • Discuss contraceptive options in women 50+, when to consider switching or extending a particular method

About the Expert

A/Prof Deborah Bateson

A/Prof Deborah Bateson has worked as a clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in sexual and reproductive health for 20 years. She is Medical Director of Family Planning NSW, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW. Deborah has previously served as the Global Medical Director for Marie Stopes International and is a past Chair of the Australasian Sexual Health Alliance. Her work focusses on equitable access to contraception and abortion care, cervical cancer screening and STI prevention and treatment. Deborah provides frequent media commentary on a range of sexual and reproductive health issues

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Lecture

    • Contraception Update (22 mins of CPD)

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