Pregnancy Options Counseling with Adolescents: A Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Approach

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference and is offered free with a coupon for conference attendees until 12/31/23. 

Delivering the news of a pregnancy to a young person can be difficult and may feel intimidating to even the most seasoned provider, but doing it well will empower patients to make medically-informed decisions without judgment or pressure. In this session, we will discuss evidence-based practices for providing comprehensive pregnancy options counseling to adolescents through a reproductive justice framework and participants will have the opportunity to work through challenging case scenarios.

Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.0 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Keywords: adolescent, pregnancy, sexual health, reproductive health, reproductive justice, health equity, cultural sensitivity

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Define and employ evidence-based best practices in pregnancy options counseling with adolescents.
  • Develop strategies for navigating challenging patient cases in pregnancy options counseling with adolescents, with an emphasis on promoting health equity, reproductive justice and cultural sensitivity.
  • Reflect on how cultural beliefs, personal biases and sources of privilege impact their performance of options counseling with adolescents.
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Mackenzie Hodak, DNP, CRNP

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