IUD Training 2: Advanced Skills (Los Angeles, March 2019)

Event Price
FREE (limited to Los Angeles County clinicians)

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.

What will you learn?

At the end of 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

Who should attend?

This training is limited to the following clinicians who live or work in Los Angeles County:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Clinical training program students (NP, CNM, PA)
  • Medical students
  • MD and DO Residents

FREE training includes breakfast, all course materials, and CE credit processing.

Continuing Education

Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP 12241, for 4.8 contact hours.

Essential Access Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Essential Access Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Event Dates

Event Location

The California Endowment - LA
1000 Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States

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