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LARC Clinician Education and Training

(NEW) List of LARC Clinical Training Opportunities  

The LARC Program has developed a new resource highlighting "hands-on" clinical training opportunities for LARC methods, including information about trainings for the copper IUD, LNG IUS, and contraceptive implant.

* The resources listed above are for information purposes only. Referral to these sources and sites does not imply the endorsement of ACOG. Further, ACOG does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these web sites. These lists are not meant to be comprehensive. The exclusion of a source or site does not reflect the quality of that source or site. Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without notice. 


LARC Slide Set

The LARC Program has developed a slide set based on clinical content from Practice Bulletin #121, Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices. We welcome use of this educational resource for presentations and Grand Rounds. Individuals and groups providing patient care or clinical education in family planning have permission to copy all or any portion of this slide set for noncommercial, educational purposes, provided that no modifications are made and proper attribution is given.

*The information contained in this slide set is designed to aid practitioners in making decisions about appropriate obstetric and gynecologic care. This information should not be construed as dictating an exclusive course of treatment or procedure. Variations in practice may be warranted based on the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice.


LARC for Adolescents Slide Set

The LARC Program has developed a slide set based on clinical content from Committee Opinion No. 539, Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices and Practice Bulletin #121, Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices. Topics covered in the presentation include: the potential role of LARC methods to reduce unintended pregnancy rates among adolescents, counseling adolescents about LARC methods, common misconceptions on LARC use by adolescents, and the clinical effects and characteristics of LARC methods.

*The information contained in this slide set is designed to aid practitioners in making decisions about appropriate obstetric and gynecologic care. This information should not be construed as dictating an exclusive course of treatment or procedure. Variations in practice may be warranted based on the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice.


Family Planning Speakers

The Fellowship in Family Planning offers Grand Rounds speakers who are nationally renowned family planning experts and are at the forefront of research and clinical care in contraception and abortion.  Presentations focused on recent research developments and evidence-based approaches to LARC methods and other family planning topics are available.  All speaker expenses, including travel costs and honoraria, are covered by the Fellowship in Family Planning.  For more information, click here or e-mail Heather Steele at grandrounds@familyplanningfellowship.org.

Contact:

Alicia Luchowski
Director, LARC Program
aluchowski@acog.org

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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