Learning Exchange

The Learning Exchange

Essential Access Health’s Learning Exchange is a nationally recognized resource for best practices in the delivery of quality family planning services and sexual and reproductive health care. Our team of experienced trainers and subject matter experts collaborate with partners in diverse settings across the country to support their training and health workforce development needs. 

In the fall of 2023, our new learning portal for sexual and reproductive health professionals had grown to over 10,000 learner/user accounts from all US states and over 20 countries.

Explore our new and updated courses, signature trainings, on-demand offerings, and opportunities to earn CEs through our user-friendly Learning Portal.

Featured Trainings + Resources

pic of English and Spanish covers of FFP manualThe Fundamentals of Family Planning (FFP) manual is updated and available to order! The FFP covers best practices for providing evidence-based, patient-centered contraceptive education and counseling services. 

Every family planning and Title X clinic should have one!

FFP is available in English and Spanish and in multiple formats.

Learn More + Order yours today! 

Family Planning Health Worker Certification training supports the delivery of patient-centered family planning services across the U.S. This signature training is available through two virtual options:

  • Interactive Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification training includes online modules + four instructor-led Zoom sessions and CE credits (Nursing 16.1; CPH = 14.0; CHES = 13.0).
    Learn More About Upcoming FPHW Certification Training Dates + Register
  • On-Demand Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification includes 4.5 hours of online modules and quizzes + The Fundamentals of Family Planning Flipbook manual and CE credits (Nursing: 5.4; CPH: 5; CHES: 4.5).
    Learn More + Register Now
  • Which version should I take? Read this FPHW comparison guide to help you decide.

Pregnancy Options Counseling Certification is essential for anyone who counsels or educates others about pregnancy outcome options. Participants will learn how to provide effective client-centered options counseling informed by medically accurate information about pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption. Two virtual options are available:

Introduction to Sexual and Reproductive Health, available in English and Spanish, is ideal preparation for clinic- and community-based health educators, case managers, and outreach workers who are new to reproductive health and/or who wish to take the Family Planning Health Worker Certification Training.

  • On-Demand Introduction to Sexual and Reproductive Health participants will learn about reproductive anatomy, contraception, and STIs, and examine and process personal values around sexuality. In addition, this course will provide an overview of laws and policies that relate to access and confidentiality of reproductive health care. CE credits (Nursing = 7.2; CHES = 6; CPH = 6)
    Learn More + Register Now

Continuing Education

Essential Access is a certified provider of continuing education credits for physicians (CME), nurses, health educators (CHES), and public health professionals (CPH).

Training Offerings to Fit Your Needs

Learning Exchange trainings are designed to accommodate a wide range of health care professionals and schedules. We offer customized trainings tailored to meet the diverse needs of regional and state health departments, health care organizations, and other community-based partners. Contact us to inquire about a custom training.

We are Here to Help

We value your ongoing partnership and everything you do for the patients and communities you serve every day. Email us or call the Learning Exchange at 213.386.5614, x4580 if you have any questions.

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