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IUD Training 2: Advanced Skills - Los Angeles - May 2019

Training Overview:

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

Training Date + Location:
May 14, 2019 (Tuesday) 
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 to Union Station.


Course Description:
This FREE hands-on advanced session with nationally recognized trainers focuses on the skills necessary for mastering challenging IUD placements and removals. Techniques will be reviewed for the safe use of the tenaculum, uterine sound, and all inserter types. Tips for avoiding common IUD placement pitfalls will be provided. Participants will practice techniques for managing cervical stenosis, providing adequate pain relief during and after placement, removing IUDs without strings and preventing vasovagal syncope and uterine perforation.

Note: This Advanced Skills IUD training can be taken immediately after the Fundamental Skills IUD training. In fact, it is highly recommended that you take both trainings.

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:

  • Identify best practices for preventing and managing uterine perforation
  • Describe evidence based treatment to reduce pain with IUD placement
  • List the steps for management of a patient with missing IUD strings
  • Discuss recommendations for a patient who becomes pregnant with an IUD in situ
  • 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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