SCENARIO: Bridget is 16-year-old female who comes to the clinic for a sports physical with her mom. When her mom leaves the room during the
examination, Bridget asks for a prescriiption for birth control. She requests that you do not tell her mother. Bridget is healthy with no allergies. She is at the
50th percentile for body mass index (BMI). Her blood pressure is 112/68 mm Hg and her examination is normal except for mild acne on her face and upper
A) What is Bridget’s initial treatment plan?
B) What is the legal age in your state (CALIFORNIA) when adolescents can self-consent for contraception?
C) What education does she need?