A Message for Essential Access Health's Learning Exchange Community

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is impacting every single one of us. Essential Access Health is monitoring the situation closely and taking appropriate steps to protect the health and safety of our Learning Exchange community during this challenging time. In accordance with national, state, and local public health authorities, Essential Access has postponed all in-person trainings and restricted travel until further notice. We have also temporarily closed our offices and transitioned to conducting business operations remotely. 

We are fully equipped to continue supporting your training needs and committed to remaining your go-to resource for best practices in the delivery of quality sexual and reproductive health care. 

Resources available to support your practice and members of your health team include:

We value your ongoing partnership and everything you do for the patients and communities you serve every day, and especially now. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us. 

Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification Training Options

OPTION 1: Attend a public FPHW training in California

To learn more + register, click an upcoming training date/location:

  • TBD

OPTION 2: Have your agency host an FPHW training on-site (CA and nationwide)
  • Essential Access Health sends a senior trainer and all training materials to your agency for the 2-day training

  • Pay a flat fee of $6500 + trainer travel expenses

  • Includes 10 "Fundamentals of Family Planning" manuals and certification processing


Note: CEUs for Nursing, CHES and CPH included with training options 1 or 2.

OPTION 3: Study on your own + complete certification online

Note: Certification consists of an online exam to test knowledge and video submission of a mock contraceptive counseling session to assess skills and comfort.


  Or, for further information contact:
  Amber Eisenmann, MS, Director of Training Programs
  aeisenmann@essentialaccess.org / 213.386.5614, x4563


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