CME Credit

Innovating Education in Reproductive Health is proud to offer CME credit for 5 of our courses in RHEcourse! If you are interested in claiming CME credit for any of the below courses, please complete the course in RHEcourse and answer the pre and post assessments. If assessments are graded, you must receive a score of 70% or better to earn credit for the course. Information on requesting an account and using RHEcourse can be found here.

When you have finished the course, complete the course evaluation form through CME California here to receive a certificate.

Certification: December 1, 2020 through November 30, 2023

Faculty Chairs

Biftu Mengesha, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Claiming Credit

How to Claim Credit

Once you have your RHEcourse account, add the desired course to your dashboard by clicking “View Open Courses” and “Enroll” in the course of your choice. You will then be able to complete the course at your own pace.

Information on requesting an account and using RHEcourse can be found here.

Credit Claiming Portal

If you don’t already have a CMECalifornia account, use this link to create one in a new tab or window first, then login to the portal to claim credit for your completed course(s). The CME course pages are linked in the information block for each course.

Use the “Launch” button on the right of the CME page to begin. Register for CME using the “Register” button (if it appears), then proceed to the course evaluation, which will unlock your certificate.

You must use the “Continue” button on each screen to proceed to the next tab.

Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 credit™. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

California Psychologists: The California Board of Psychology accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to psychology practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 credit™. If you are a psychologist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Abortion Course

Abortion is a common experience for people around the world; yet it is often excluded from the curricula of health professionals. Our aim is to fill in the gaps left by the exclusion of abortion from mainstream curricula.

The Abortion Course is presented in six modules: Abortion in the US and Around the World, Abortion, Professionalism, and Patient-Centered Counseling, Abortion in the First Trimester, Abortion after the First Trimester and Obstacles to Accessing Safe Abortion in the US and Worldwide, Overcoming Obstacles to Abortion Access, and Early Pregnancy Loss and Course Conclusions.

How to Participate and Earn CE Credit

The estimated time to complete the entire activity is 16 hours and about 15 minutes (total of 16.25 credits). Once participants have viewed the recorded material in RHEcourse and completed the assessments, complete the evaluation form here for all modules to receive a certificate.

Note: Once you submit the evaluation form and claim credit for the Abortion Course, your credits for this course cannot be revised. If you wish to complete other weeks and claim credit for them, please do so before claiming credit.

Disclosure

This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

The following speakers have disclosed financial relationships relevant to the content of this activity:

  • Phil Darney: Merck, Inc. (Research Support Advisor), Bayer (Research Support), Meds 360 (Research Support)
  • Uta Landy: Merck, Inc. (Research Support- Spouse), Bayer (Research Support- Spouse), Meds 360 (Research Support – Spouse)
  • Valerie French: Merck, Inc. (Nexplanon trainer, receive no honoraria for services), Uptodate (Author, royalty recipient), SiX (Consultant)
  • Michalle Ramirez-McLaughlin: Merck, Inc. (Honorarium Recipient-Nexplanon Trainer)

All other speakers, planning committee members and reviewers have disclosed they have no relevant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who provide products or services relating to their presentation(s) in this continuing medical education activity.

Structures & Self: Advancing Equity and Justice in SRH

Structures & Self: Advancing Equity and Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare is a learner-led, justice-informed curriculum designed to teach clinical learners to consider how systems of power and legacies of structural oppression impact their care for patients. Learners will consider how to leverage their privilege to create change on a clinical, community, and systemic level.

How to Participate and Earn CE Credit

The estimated time to complete the activity is 90 minutes (total of 1.50 credits). Once participants have viewed the recorded material in RHEcourse and completed the assessments, complete the evaluation form here for all modules to receive a certificate.

Disclosure

All planning committee members or presenters reported NO financial interests relationship with a commercial interest that provides products or services relating to their role(s) in this activity.

The Framework: Counseling for Patient-Centered Abortion Care

The Framework is intended to teach patient-centered pregnancy decision counseling in patient scenarios that often prove challenging. Healthcare providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, counselors, or clinic staff, often lack the training, language, or techniques to guide patients to self-directed decisions. This is especially evident in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) where stigma makes open discussion uncomfortable for patients and providers alike.

How to Participate and Earn CE Credit

The estimated time to complete the activity is 45 minutes (total of 0.75 credits). Once participants have viewed the recorded material in RHEcourse and completed the assessments, complete the evaluation form here for all modules to receive a certificate.

Disclosure

All planning committee members or presenters reported NO financial interests relationship with a commercial interest that provides products or services relating to their role(s) in this activity.

LARC Insertion & Removal

The LARC video series, created in partnership with the ACOG LARC Program, covers a variety of clinical topics related to the provision of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive methods. This module covers an overview of LARC, counseling, IUD insertion and removal, and implant insertion and removal.

How to Participate and Earn CE Credit

The estimated time to complete the entire activity is 2 hours (total of 2.00 credits). Once participants have viewed the recorded material in RHEcourse and completed the assessments, complete the evaluation form here for all modules to receive a certificate.

Disclosure

All planning committee members or presenters reported NO financial interests relationship with a commercial interest that provides products or services relating to their role(s) in this activity.

Early Pregnancy Loss: Managing, Counseling and Diagnosis

Research shows that people have strong and diverse preferences for how their miscarriage is managed. Patients report higher satisfaction when offered all management options and are treated according to their personal priorities and preferences. This module focuses on patient-centered counseling for EPL with decision tools and resources as well as patient education materials.

How to Participate and Earn CE Credit

The estimated time to complete the entire activity is 2 hours and about 15 minutes (total of 2.25 credits). Once participants have viewed the recorded material in RHEcourse and completed the assessments, complete the evaluation form here for all modules to receive a certificate.

Disclosure

All planning committee members or presenters reported NO financial interests relationship with a commercial interest that provides products or services relating to their role(s) in this activity.