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

Training Overview:

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

Training Date + Location:
May 13, 2019 (Monday) 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
*breakfast served 8:00 AM
See additional LARC trainings and dates here. 

The California Endowment - LA
1000 Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Free on-site parking (for directions, click here) OR a 6-minute walk from Union Station.


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
Training 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
Questions? Email or call 213.386.5614, x4580


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