Advancing Humanae Vitae: Best Practices and Next Steps in Catholic Health Care Delivery and Professional Education

Date & Location
Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 13, 2018 6:00 PM   SLU Campus, St. Louis, MO

Target Audience
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Physician Assistants, Primary Care, Registered Nurse

This continuing education will provide educational strategies to the participants regarding the existence and effectiveness of modern fertility-appreciation-based methods (FABMs) and will measurably increase their ability to access additional knowledge and resources to improve access to and the quality of FABM education and services in their clinical practice and/or institutional operations.


The overall objective is to improve access to and quality of fertility-appreciation-based patient care and services in Catholic health care institutions (and by extension, other contemporary health care delivery organizations in the United States) by educating physicians, health care professionals and administrators about the state of the art of FABM science, methods, technologies, resources, and educational strategies.
  1. Review Humanae Vitae and the Science and Methods of Fertility Awareness
  2. Reexamine Humanae Vitae and its Significance for Catholic Health Care
  3. Recognize Contemporary Fertility Awareness and Methods
  4. Analyze Modern Fertility Awareness: Latest Research, State of the Science
  5. Review Advancing Fertility Awareness-Based Methods (FABMS) and Restorative Reproductive Medicine (RRM) in Contemporary Health Care Delivery Settings
  6. Advancing FABMS and RRM through Partnerships, Marketing, and Standards
  7. Discuss next steps in Contemporary Health Care and Professional Education


Registration Fees:

Early Registration Fees

Registration fees after July 1st, 2018

Physicians (MD and DO)



Residents & Fellows







Ascension Health Employees




$200.00 paid by employer



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Saint Louis University School of Medicine and The National Catholic Bioethics Center and Saint Louis University Office of Mission and Identity.  Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by SSM Health and The National Catholic Bioethics Center. SSM Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designations:

Saint Louis University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine will provide Other learner certificates (for NPs, nurses, and other types of learners).  The certificate will state that the activity was designated for 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Follow your board's requirements for reciprocal CE credits.

American Academy of Physician Assistants:  AAPA

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  PAs may receive a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity.


SSM Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14.00 ACPE contact hours.


Saint Louis University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest MSD Provider Approval # MO221-1

Nursing Contact Hours: 14.0