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Clinical Minute

Communicating Contraceptive Risk: Switching from the Pill

Expiration Date: 12/4/2019

This is an internet-based activity that should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. To receive continuing education credit, learners should watch and listen to the activity and complete the post-test.

Technical Requirements: Direct Internet connection with a standard browser is needed. A broadband connection is recommended.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define absolute risk, attributable risk, relative risk, and odds ratio
  • Define risk as it relates to pregnancy and contraception
  • Discuss perceptions of significant risk events and side effects
  • Identify effective communication strategies and tools within a larger counseling framework to better facilitate patient decision-making

Accreditation Information

Continuing Medical Education Credits: ARHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians, physician assistants, and certified nurse midwives. ARHP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education Credits: ARHP is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16643, to provide nursing continuing education credits. This activity is approved for 0.25 contact hours.

Sponsoring Information

This activity is sponsored by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.

Funding Information

This program was made possible through independent educational grants from Merck.


All individuals in a position to influence the content of this activity must disclose relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests and the nature of the relationship. A commercial interest is defined as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

    • Toni Marengo-Barbick, MD (planning committee) is a consultant for Merck, Bayer Healthcare, & Teva Pharmaceuticals.
    • Martha Simmons, MD, RHAP Fellow (planning committee) has nothing to disclose.
    • Jacqui Quetal, FNP, MN (planning committee) has nothing to disclose.
    • Diane Shannon, MD, MPH (medical writer) has nothing to disclose.
    • Doris Quintanilla (program manager) has nothing to disclose.
    • Dannie Dorrilus (program assistant) has nothing to disclose.


Clinical Minute

Thank you for participating in this ARHP educational activity. Completing our post-evaluation, linked here, will provide ARHP with an invaluable tool for understanding how health professionals use educational offerings and how ARHP activities might be improved to serve you better. This evaluation should take no more than 10 minutes of your time.

Claim Credit

 Click here to take the post-test and claim credit.