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Contraception

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Which of the following is considered long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)?

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a. Copper intrauterine device

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b. Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate

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c. Combination hormonal contraceptive patch

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d. All of the above

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What is the goal of the United States Medical Eligibility Criteria (US MEC) published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?

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a. Guide contraceptive selection for women with comorbidities

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b. Provide legal criteria for contraception provision to minors

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c. Provide financial criteria for Medicaid contraception eligibility

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d. None of the above

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With typical use, which of the following contraceptive methods has the highest failure rate within the first year of use?

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a. Withdrawal

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b. Spermicides

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c. Male condom

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d. Progestin-only pills

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Of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved intrauterine devices (IUDs), hormone-eluting devices release which of the following?

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a. Norgestimate

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b. Etonogestrel

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c. Norethindrone

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d. Levonorgestrel

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Of U.S. FDA-approved intrauterine devices, which of the following has the longest duration of contraceptive efficacy?

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a. Paragard, copper intrauterine device

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b. Skyla, levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device

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c. Mirena, levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device

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d. Skyla and Mirena have equivalent durations of efficacy

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The Skyla IUD can be differentiated from the other FDA-approved levonorgestrel-releasing IUD by which of the following characteristics?

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a. White, T-shaped frame

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b. Silver ring atop the stem

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c. Copper bracelets on the lateral T arms

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d. Single braided brown string attached to the T-frame base

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