Quality Family Planning Counseling

Course Fee:
Webinar Overview:

Amber Eisenmann, MS, Director, Learning Exchange, Essential Access Health

Patient-centered counseling is an essential component of providing quality sexual and reproductive health care. With the recent release of the revised recommendations for Providing Quality Family Planning (QFP) by the Office of Population Affairs and the Centers for Disease Control, there has been an increased emphasis on the importance of delivering patient centered contraceptive counseling in diverse health settings. The QFP describes five Principles for Providing Quality Counseling, including building rapport, personalizing discussions, and confirming client understanding.

This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of the five principles and discuss specific strategies for incorporating them in all appropriate patient counseling sessions. Participants will also learn how to apply highly effective motivational interviewing techniques.

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Family Planning Counselors
  • Medical Assistants
  • Health Educators
  • Health Center Managers + Directors
Webinar Objectives:

After this on-demand webinar participants will be able to:

  • List the five Principles for Providing Quality Counseling described in the QFP.
  • Identify three specific strategies for incorporating these principles into all patient encounters.
  • Apply Motivational Interviewing techniques to maximize rapport, increase positive health outcomes, and encourage healthy behavior.
Additional Information:
Webinar Recording Date: May, 2015 / Approx. Run Time: 35 minutes

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