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IUD Training 1: Fundamental Skills - Los Angeles - April 2019

Course Overview:

Course Fee: FREE and limited to clinicians in Los Angeles (will be verified)

Training Date + Location:
April 20, 2019 (Saturday) 
8:15 AM - 12:15 PM
*breakfast served 7:45 AM
See additional LARC trainings and dates here. 

Mark Taper Foundation Center
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
400 W. 30th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free on-site parking.


Course Description:
This FREE fundamental skills intra-uterine device (IUD) clinical practicum is for clinicians in Los Angeles County. Participants will learn the proper techniques for placing and removing IUDs on desktop pelvic models with nationally recognized family planning experts and experienced preceptors. They will also review basic IUD information and how to provide patient-centered, unbiased counseling.

Who should attend?

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Clinical training program students (NP, CNM, PA)
  • Medical students
  • MD and DO Residents
Course Objectives:

After this training participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the correct technique with each step for placement of the copper IUD and the levonorgestrel IUDs
  • Discuss the rationale for use of a tenaculum
  • Demonstrate correct use of uterine sound
  • List the 4 general contraindications to use of intrauterine contraception
  • Provide effective, patient-centered contraceptive counseling
Additional Information

Continuing Education:
This FREE course includes CEU processing (Nursing = 4.8; CME 4.0)

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Essential Access Health Training
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