Instructions: Listen to the podcast episode available below, and then submit your answers to the multiple choice questions. You will review the answers and the material covered during your next Continuity Clinic Session.
1. An 18 yo nulligravid female is referred from her pediatrician for contraception counseling. She is newly sexually active. She recently lost 10 lbs and her BMI is now 32. She is otherwise healthy but has needle phobia. She has light periods and wants a method that will maintain little or no bleeding. However, her biggest concern is ensuring that her contraceptive will not cause weight gain. You counsel her that the best birth control method for her is:
2. A 26 yo G1P1 is referred to you by her hematologist. She would like to get pregnant again in 2 years. She has a history of a DVT in pregnancy. She is otherwise healthy. She was diagnosed with chlamydia last week but has not started treatment. She wants to avoid DMPA because she heard it causes weight gain. She does not want anything that requires a pelvic exam. She has a busy job and has trouble remembering to take medication. The most appropriate birth control method is:
3. A patient presents to your office to be counseled regarding long-acting reversible contraception. In discussing the etonogestrel subdermal implant, you explain that the adverse effect most likely to lead to discontinuation of his method is: