National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning


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The National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning is one of five national training and technical assistance centers funded by the Office of Population Affairs to provide the most up-to-date and latest evidenced-based, quality training nationwide for family planning clinicians. These courses consist of archived webinars, online interactive courses, and/or self-paced learning modules and are designed to be time-saving and efficient because registrants can access the training at their own convenience.

These brief courses can be completed within one-half to one hour.

Self-Paced Course

Dr. Katherine Simmons is an obstetrician gynecologist and reproductive specialist within the division of reproductive health at CDC. During this presentation, she will be discussing the 2016 updates to the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria and the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use through the use of several case studies. This course offers 1.0 contact hour.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (U.S. MEC) and U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (U.S. SPR)
  2. Identify intended use and target audience
  3. Understand how to use the U.S. MEC and U.S. SPR
  4. Apply the guidance in specific situations, based on clinical scenarios

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

.5 hours Continuing Education Available

CME

CNE

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Self-Paced Course

Dr. Bradley Stoner from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center will provide an overview of hepatitis A, B, and C, and discuss why screening for this infection is important within a family planning setting. This course offers 0.5 contact hours.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the differences between Hepatitis A, B, and C
  2. Compare the epidemiology of Hepatitis A, B, and C
  3. Recognize why Hepatitis screening is important in a family planning setting

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

.5 hours Continuing Education Available

CME

CNE

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Self-Paced Course

Dr. Hendrée Jones from the UNC Horizons Program will discuss what clinicians need to know about providing family planning services and reproductive/sexual health care to women with opioid use disorders. This presentation is provided in partnership with the ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families. This course offers 0.5 contact hours.

Objectives:

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide a rationale for why all women of childbearing age, including women with opioid use disorders, need access to contraceptive practices.
  2. Articulate at least three facts that providers need to know about women who use opioids and other substances and how to help them with contraceptive practices.
  3. Articulate at least three facts that women who use opioids and other substances need to know about contraceptive practices.

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

.5 hours Continuing Education Available

CME

CNE

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Self-Paced Course

In this second installment on PrEP, Dr. Domika Seidman from the University of California San Francisco and former clinical lead for the National Perinatal HIV Hotline, will review the efficacy of PrEP in women, counseling messages, and useful resources when prescribing PrEP. This course offers 0.5 contact hours.

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

.5 hours Continuing Education Available

CME

CNE

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Self-Paced Course

In this first installment on PrEP, Dr. Oliver Bacon from the San Francisco Department of Public Health's Capacity Building Assistance Program for high impact HIV prevention will review the different types of HIV tests and PrEP. This course offers 0.5 contact hours.

Supported by the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Population Affairs/Office of Family Planning Grant #5 FPTPA006067-01-00. 

.5 hours Continuing Education Available

CME

CNE

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