Implants and IUDs: Comparing and Inserting Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)

Implants and IUDs: Comparing and Inserting Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Residents & Students

Course Format: Webinar followed by two hands on virtual workshops
  • Jan 23, 2021
  • Jan 30, 2021
Broadcast starts: 0900 AM PST

Online from Vancouver
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Overview

Part 1: Virtual Lecture Session (105 min)  

Broadcast begins at 9:00 AM PDT.  Anyone can attend but you must register for the virtual lecture in order to attend the workshops. 
 

Part 2: Hands-on Workshops on the Web (90 min each) 

Hosted by local AND experienced providers!
Workshop A: Implants (90 min) - 5 people per trainer.  (max. 40 registrants)
Workshop B: Insertion and Managing Difficult Insertions (90 min) - 5 people per trainer (max. 20 registrants)

Please note that if you only register to attend one of the two workshops that you may have a break between the virtual lecture and the time of your workshop. You can sign up for both workshops or just one. Registration by Dec 15 is required to ensure we have the time to prepare and ship the kits. You will be assigned to workshops based on your workshop selections; therefore, please do not book anything before 2:30pm until you receive your confirmation. 

You must attend the lecture on the same day as the workshop if you have not attended the lecture previously.

Key Speakers

Saturday, Jan 23

Ellen Wiebe, MD

Dr. Ellen Wiebe is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine Practice at the University of British Columbia. She is the Medical Director of Willow Women's Clinic in Vancouver and provides medical and surgical abortions and contraceptions. 

Emma Coffey, MD

Dr. Emma Coffey is a family physician working in sexual and reproductive health in Vancouver. She currently works at Willow Clinic and has worked in private practice with Option for Sexual Health in Vancouver and Whistler. 

Jaide Koide, MD

Jade Koide is a family physician who works at the Heatley Community Health Centre in Vancouver's Downtown East Side. She finished residency training in 2017 at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon and has been working in BC since graduating. She has a passion for primary care and reproductive health with a focus towards the social determinants of health.

Amanda Whitten, MD

Amanda Whitten is a family physician with extra training in low risk obstetrics and reproductive health. She worked in sexual health organizations in Newfoundland, Ottawa and Calgary as a options and contraception counselling and is fortunate to now be living in British Columbia and providing medical abortion, IUD and contraception care to all who need it after training in Ontario and Alberta. She is a new addition to the Willow Clinic and does locums in FMOB and family medicine across the greater Vancouver Coastal area.

Saturday, Jan 30

Renee Hall, MD

Dr. Renee Hall is a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC. She's been teaching and working in the area of family planning in Vancouver, BC for over 18 years. She works at the CARE program at BC Women's Hospital, Kelowna Hospital Women's Clinic, Everywoman's Health Centre, Elizabeth Bagshaw Clinic, and Willow Women's Clinic. 

Ellen Wiebe, MD 

Dr. Ellen Wiebe is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine Practice at the University of British Columbia. She is the Medical Director of Willow Women's Clinic in Vancouver and provides medical and surgical abortions and contraceptions.

Beata Byczko, MD 

Dr. Beata ByCzyko is a family physician in Vancouver, BC. 

Emma Coffey, MD

Dr. Emma Coffey is a family physician working in sexual and reproductive health in Vancouver. She currently works at Willow Clinic and has worked in private practice with Option for Sexual Health in Vancouver and Whistler. 

Darlana Mulzet, MD 

Dr. Darlana Mulzet is a family physician working in sexual and reproductive health in Vancouver. She works at Willow Clinic and at Everywoman's Health Centre. 

Sarah Yager, MD 

Dr. Sarah Yager is a family physician with a special interest in women's health and family planning. She works at as a rural locum in the Yukon and NWT as well as a regular locum physician at Willow Women's Clinic, Everywoman's Health Clinic, Vancouver Island Women's Health Clinic and Kelowna. 

Skills Gained

Participants will be able to:
•    Describe the contraceptive landscape and unmet needs for contraception in Canada
•    Compare the benefits and risks of the etonogestrel subdermal implant and intrauterine contraception

Workshop A: Implants 
•    Gain expertise in inserting, localizing and removing the etonogestrel subdermal implant

Workshop B: IUDs
•    Gain expertise in inserting IUDs and troubleshooting difficult insertions

Cost

Registration deadline: December 15, 2020 

Lecture $49 (required in order to register for the workshops)

Workshop A (Implants) $125 - limited to people living in Canada due to shipping of materials

Workshop B (IUDs) $175 - limited to people living in Canada due to shipping of materials

You can register for the lecture alone. Or you can sign up for the lecture and one or both workshops.

 

Cancellations and Refunds

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