Patty Cason, NP

Patty Cason is a family nurse practitionerwith a specialty in gynecology. She has practiced for 36years in awidevariety of clinical settings andis an Assistant Clinical Professor and guest lecturer at the UCLA School of Nursing.Patty is a contracted consultant fornumerous governmental and training agencies. Shedevelopedthe“PATH”questions: A Primer to Help Guide Reproductive Goals Counseling. Patty is part of a national workgroup examining research and best practices for patient-centered pregnancy intention screening. As an editor and author of Contraceptive Technology she just completed writing chapters on “Sexuality and Contraception” and “Patient-centered reproductive goals and contraceptive counseling”for the upcoming 21stedition of Contraceptive Technology. Her otherpublications includenationally utilized on-line learning courses, clinical protocols, job aids and manuals on provision of sexual and reproductive healthservices and integration of sexual and reproductive health services into primary care settings. Her workis published inseveral peer reviewed journals. Patty heads up the Sexual Agency Project creating qualitative research and high fidelity recordings to be used in educational podcasts for health care professionals.