Women’s Health

If you want to learn more about women's unique health care needs, try one of the women's health conferences offered by Contemporary Forums. We offer a variety of Women's Health conferences addressing evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing common and complex problems experienced by women of all ages.



Some of the topics our women's health conferences cover include:

  • Adolescence
  • Menopause
  • Gynecology
  • Contraceptive Technology
  • And more


Our conferences are designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, health educators, and other health care professionals. Click on one of the women's health conferences below to learn more.

Upcoming Events

2017 Contraceptive Technology Boston

Mar 29 - Apr 1

Join us virtually from anywhere for this exciting conference! Learn and be inspired by the authors of Contraceptive Technology and other nationally known expert faculty.

Conference Objectives

  • Discuss current research as well as recent and future developments in Contraceptive Technology.
  • Examine screening and clinical management of common and complex challenges in women’s health, including STIs, vaginitis, breast disease, chronic pelvic pain, menopause, abnormal vaginal bleeding and more.
  • Fine-tune your contraceptive management skills, appropriately incorporating guidelines from the S. Medical Eligibility Criteria and Selected Practice Guidelines.
  • Explore technologies for both cervical and anal screening, as well as who, when and why.
  • Develop strategies for improving care to LGBTQ patients, including screening and hormonal management

Who should attend?

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse-Midwives
  • Registered Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Health Educators
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Case Managers

….and anyone else interested in contraceptive management and women’s healthcare

Women’s Health Store

2016 Women's Health & OB/GYN Nursing

Total CE Credits:

55.5 – RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)

55.5 – CA RN/CA BRN

10 – Pharmacology

Now on it’s 31st year, the Women’s Health and OB/GYN Conference was recorded from San Diego, October 12-15, 2016. This popular conference offers a comprehensive program addressing multiple issues in women’s health care. NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs will enhance their clinical knowledge and skills while learning current and evidence-based approaches to women’s care in the primary care setting.

Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston

Total CE Credits:
76.00 - Physician
76.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
76.00 - CA RN/CA BRN
19.50 - Pharmacology


The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers, as we work at keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients. The 2016 online conference features current research as well as recent and future developments in contraceptive technology. You’ll learn how to develop strategies for approaching a variety of contraceptive management challenges, including adolescent issues, IUD complications, bleeding problems, and chronic medical conditions. Our outstanding faculty also addresses a variety of gynecologic conditions in women - vulvar disease, recurrent vaginitis and heavy menstrual bleeding. You’ll learn screening techniques along with clinical management of common and complex challenges in women's health and primary care, including STDs, obesity, sexual pharmacology, vulvar dermatology, depression and other current topics.

Program Manager:

Donna Brian PhD, CRNP
Consultant
Contemporary Forums

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2016 - Health Care for Women Over 40

Total CE Credits:
45.00-Physician
45.00-RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
45.00-CA RN/CA BRN
11.25-Pharmacology


The latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues related to perimenopause, menopause and aging will be explored in sessions from this online conference.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM
Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2015 - Women's Health & OB/GYN

Total CE Credits:
57.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
57.00 - CA RN/CA BRN
13.00 - Pharmacology


The Women’s Health and OB/GYN Nursing conference focuses on the challenges you face daily in your care of women in the primary care setting. Now in its 30thyear, this online conference recorded in New Orleans November 11-14, 2015 is designed for NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs and promises to enrich your clinical knowledge and skills by providing evidence-based approaches and creative solutions for a variety of women’s health and high-risk obstetric issues. A stellar panel of clinician experts was assembled to address the “hot topics” and will challenge you to re-think your approaches to those puzzling cases that make your practice so interesting. *Application for CNM and PA credit has been made to ACNM and AAPA and is pending.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2015 - Healthcare for Women Over 40

Total CE Credits:
29.00 - Physician
29.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
29.00 - CA RN/CA BRN
7.25 - Pharmacology


The latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues related to perimenopause, menopause and aging will be explored in sessions from this online conference.

Program Manager: Pam Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2015 - Contraceptive Technology - Boston

Total CE Credits:
68.50 - Physician
68.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
68.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
14.25 - Pharmacology


The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers. Top that off with the ever-present dilemma of unequal access to care, coupled with the ongoing political climate affecting family planning issues, and you can see the potential for disruption of keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients. We practice in a multi-faceted specialty requiring clinical, social, psychological, and regulatory expertise. It’s not easy to stay abreast, but the proven Contraceptive Technology conference offers a guide to the evolving science and perspectives on clinical care, bringing you news, practicum and dialogue.

Program Manager: Pam Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2014 - Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing

Total CE Credits:

51.25 - Physician
51.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
51.25 - CA RN/CA BRN
8.25 - Pharmacology


Women’s Health and OB/GYN Nursing focuses on the challenges you face daily in your care of women in the primary care setting. Now in its 29th year, this conference was designed for NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs and promises to enrich your clinical knowledge and skills by providing evidence-based approaches and creative solutions for a variety of women’s health and high- risk obstetric issues. A stellar panel of clinician experts was assembled to address the “hot topics” and to challenge you to re-think your approaches to those puzzling cases that make your practice so interesting.

Program Manager: Pamela Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2014 - Hot Topics in Primary Care

Total CE Credits:
36.50 - Physician
36.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
36.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
13.50 - Pharmacology


In the current environment of promoting health and prevention, ambulatory medicine and primary care practice are in the spotlight. The rational use of diagnostic tests and new medications, reduction of cardiovascular risk factors, issues in women's health and pediatric care, behavioral approaches for a healthier outcome, and management of chronic disease, all combine as mandates as we move forward in the 21st century. The 5th annual Hot Topics in Primary Care conference, sponsored by Contemporary Forums and in partnership with JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, is designed for NPs, MDs, PAs, CNMs, and RNs from primary care settings. This online conference brings together an outstanding panel of faculty members who will discuss the clinical challenges you face daily in your office or clinic setting.

Program Manager: Pamela Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2014 - Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40

Total CE Credits:
50.25 - Physician
50.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
50.25 - CA RN/CA BRN
9.25 - Pharmacology


This national conference features the latest research translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues women face during the transition. Learn practical clinical strategies will help you help your patients manage those challenging and often uncomfortable menopause symptoms.

Program Manager: Pamela Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2014 - Contraceptive Technology

Total CE Credits:
73.25-Physician
15.31-Pharmacology
73.25-RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
73.25-CA RN/CA BRN


This year we have much to share about new programs, initiatives, and guidelines! Come hear Emily Godfrey, MD, MPH cover the clinical wisdom in the newly published U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations. Ward Cates, MD, MPH, will preview the changes that will be coming in the new 2014 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines. Have you heard of the new Choosing Wisely initiative sponsored by ABIM Foundation, along with Consumer Reports? It’s a national campaign to reduce unnecessary testing, and Michael Policar, MD, MPH, will call out the tests you will want to think twice about before ordering. On the last day we devote an hour to rapid-fire presentations on what’s too new to have made it onto our conference agenda, in the always dynamic Late Breakers on Innovations in Reproductive Health.

Program Manager: Pamela Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.