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Anti-viral therapy during pregnancy reduces HBV transmission

A new study has shown that an antiviral treatment given to women during pregnancy can help prevent transmission of hepatitis B from mother to child. Hepatitis B affects 240 million women.

Read this article from UPI.

Beyond Residency: No More Black and White

An obstetrician describes her experiences as an MFM and how real-life OB is far less straight-forward than her education would have her believe. Read more here.

LARC and Contraceptive Dual Use Webinar

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Register now for our free webinar, LARC and Contraceptive Dual Use, led by Jamila Perritt, MD, MPH, FACOG on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 ET. In this webinar, Dr. Perritt will review the concept of contraceptive dual use (the use of condoms in conjunction with other contraceptive methods), the observed effect of hormonal contraception use on condom use, and ways providers can implement best practices in regards to contraception and STI prevention. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe contraceptive dual use and its importance
  • Describe the role of health care providers in explaining the importance of contraceptive dual use to patients
  • Describe health care provider best practices concerning contraceptive dual use, including appropriate STI screening measures prior to initiation of LARC device usage
Jamila Perritt, MD, MPH, FACOG is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist specializing in Family Planning and Reproductive Health. Dr. Perritt served as Medical Director at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC, Inc. from 2011-2016 and currently, Dr. Perritt works as a clinical provider in the Washington, DC metro area and serves as a reproductive health care consultant.
ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 Category 1 College Cognate Credit. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.
About Georgia OBGyn Society
About Georgia OBGyn Society The Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society has more than 950 members throughout Georgia and has been active since 1951.

Run by a volunteer statewide Board of Directors composed of OBGyn physician members, the Society engages in a number of services and activities to serve members including: advocacy for members, advocacy for women’s health and continuing medical education.

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