Continuing Education Credits Available

The two day intensive Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification Training is Essential Access Health's nationally recognized comprehensive contraceptive counseling and education training course for health providers and educators. Participants will learn how to integrate STD/HIV prevention messaging and sexual health promotion into their birth control education sessions. They will also learn the latest motivational interviewing strategies proven to increase user birth control method satisfaction and continuation rates.

The two day intensive Family Planning Health Worker (FPHW) Certification Training is Essential Access Health's nationally recognized comprehensive contraceptive counseling and education training course for health providers and educators. Participants will learn how to integrate STD/HIV prevention messaging and sexual health promotion into their birth control education sessions. They will also learn the latest motivational interviewing strategies proven to increase user birth control method satisfaction and continuation rates.

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.

What will you learn?

At the end of this training participants will be able to:

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.

Join us for a two day intensive Pregnancy Options Counseling Certification Training. Learn how to provide client-centered counseling informed by medically accurate information about pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption. This interactive training encourages participants to explore personal feelings about all pregnancy options in order to offer unbiased support and assist clients in meeting their immediate reproductive goals.

Join us for a two day intensive Pregnancy Options Counseling Certification Training. Learn how to provide client-centered counseling informed by medically accurate information about pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption. This interactive training encourages participants to explore personal feelings about all pregnancy options in order to offer unbiased support and assist clients in meeting their immediate reproductive goals.

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.

What will you learn?

At the end of this training participants will be able to:

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.

When used consistently and effectively motivational interviewing (MI) is a simple yet innovative counseling technique that can increase birth control continuation rates, reduce unintended pregnancy and high-risk sexual behaviors. Successful implementation of MI techniques have also been shown to increase STD/HIV prevention behaviors and treatment follow through and over all patient satisfaction.

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.

What will you learn?

At the end of this training participants will be able to:

Accreditation

Essential Access Health is accredited as a continuing education provider by:

  • Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • National Board of Public Health Examiners

Essential Access Health provides continuing education credit services for our partners. Let us know how we can support your continuing education needs.

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