Advanced Skills IUD Training – Private Training – Los Angeles (June, 2019)
This advanced level hands-on intra-uterine device (IUD) clinical practicum focuses on the skills necessary for mastering challenging IUD placements and removals. Techniques are reviewed for the safe use of the tenaculum, uterine sound, and all inserter types. Tips for avoiding common IUD placement pitfalls are provided. Participants 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.