Impact of COVID on Fertility charts: A basis of research

Presented by Gretchen Marsh, D.O.

Learning Outcomes


By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize and understand approaches to research.
  2. Identify and distinguish ways to approach NFP charting regarding COVID-19 infection and related vaccines.
  3. Organize a disciplined approach utilizing NFP charting to investigate possible effects of COVID 19 and/or related vaccines.


About the Speaker


Gretchen Marsh, DO is a family physician, certified NaProTechnology medical consultant, and certified Creighton model practitioner who practices in Nevada and California.  She is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

She and her husband Jon K. Marsh, also a D.O. have 5 sons.



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Continuing Medical Education Credits and Activity Information :

The AAFP has reviewed "Impact of COVID on Fertility charts: A basis of research" and deemed it acceptable for 1.00 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit.  The term of approval is from September 22 2022 to September 22 2022.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive 1.0  Certified or Non-Certified Mainpro+ credits for participation in this activity due to a reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the following organizations. Please contact them directly about how participants should report the credit they earned.

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • American Board of Preventative Medicine (ABPM)
  • American Board of Urology (ABU)
  • Qatar Council for Health Practitioners (QCHP)