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AAFP--ACOG Joint Statement on Cooperative Practice and Hospital Privileges

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Advocacy on behalf of womens health is central to our mission The United States Congress and Statehouses are increasingly affecting the practice of medicine our specialtys ability to care for our patients and the future of womens health The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists supp...

May 2015

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Abortion Policy

(Revised and approved November 2014)

The following statement is the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOG general policy related to abortion The Colleges clinical guidelines related to abortion and additional information are contained in the relevant Practice Bulletins Committee Opinions and other College documents...

November 2014

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Joint Statement of Practice Relations Between Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Certified Nurse-Midwives/Certified Midwives

(Reaffirmed July 2014)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists the College and the American College of NurseMidwives ACNM affirm our shared goal of safe womens health care in the United States through the promotion of evidencebased models provided by obstetriciangynecologists obgyns certified nursemidwiv...

July 2014

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Joint Statement of ACOG/AAP on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening

(Reaffirmed July 2014)

The problem of perinatal transmission of HIV infection was first appreciated in 1982 In 1991 the Institute of Medicine IOM recommended a policy of routine counseling and offering testing with specific informed consent for HIV infection to all pregnant women Since 1991 there have been major advance...

July 2014

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Midwifery Education and Certification

(Amended and Reaffirmed July 2014)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists the College is the representative organization of physicians who are qualified specialists in providing health services to women The College is committed to facilitating access to womens health care that is both safe and high quality One meth...

July 2014

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AAFP--ACOG Joint Statement on Cooperative Practice and Hospital Privileges

(Reaffirmed July 2014)

Access to maternity care is an important public health concern in the United States Providing comprehensive perinatal services to a diverse population requires a cooperative relationship among a variety of health professionals including social workers health educators nurses and physicians Prenata...

July 2014

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7.

Gun Violence and Safety

(Approved by the Executive Board February 2014)

The impact of gun violence on the health and safety of women is of great concern to obstetriciangynecologists Women disproportionately experience intimate partner violence and the presence of firearms within those relationships is a key risk factor for intimate partner homicide Homicide is the sec...

February 2014

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Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Women And Adolescents

(Reaffirmed July 2013)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists find the targeting of women of all ages by the tobacco industry unconscionable and strongly oppose the practice Statement of Policy nbsp As Issued by the Executive Board of the Amer...

July 2013

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Access to Womens Health Care

(Reaffirmed July 2013)

Excellence in womens health care is an essential element of the longterm physical intellectual social and economic wellbeing of any society It is a basic determinant of the health of future generations Statement of Policy nbsp As Issued by the Executive Board of the American College of Obstetricia...

July 2013

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Legislative Interference

Approved by the Executive Board May 2013

Government serves a valuable role in the protection of public health and safety and the provision of essential health services The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists the College and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOG support this proper role of governmen...

May 2013

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