Family Planning Clinic Preparedness for COVID-19
Michael Policar, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco
Erin Saleeby, MD, MPH, Medical Director at Essential Access Health and Director of Women’s Health Programs + Innovation for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
What will you learn?
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in California and throughout the United States has created widespread and unprecedented challenges for our entire health system, including family planning service sites.
This session will review the epidemiology of the virus, its consequences, and strategies for reducing and preventing infection. Current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding treating patients who present with acute respiratory symptoms will be presented. Strategies for managing the impacts of the virus on the healthcare workforce, clinic management and family planning service delivery will also be discussed.
After this live webinar participants will be able to:
- Identify evidence-based guidelines to inform protocols for addressing patients presenting with an acute respiratory infection
- Describe what should be included in COVID-19 family planning clinic protocols to adapt to workforce changes and improve efficiencies
- Implement operational strategies to manage staff exposure to COVID-19
- Identify resources for up-to-date data about COVID-19 to inform clinical practices and procedures
Who should attend?
- Clinic + Health Center Managers
- Health Educators
- Medical Assistants
Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP12241, for 1.2 contact hours.
Health Educators (CHES®/MCHES®):
Essential Access Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#98021.
Certified in Public Health (CPH):
This event was sponsored by Essential Access Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners for 1.0 credit.
Essential Access Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Essential Access Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.