9. BECOMING A PROVIDER

Updated June 2016 by Lin Wang MD

This chapter is designed to aid clinicians who desire to gain advanced training and become an abortion provider in their post-training practice. It offers an overview of advanced training and practice opportunities, interviewing strategies, next steps, and mechanisms for ongoing support.

CHAPTER LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Following completion of this chapter, you should be better able to:

  • Discuss advanced training opportunities to build and maintain your skills
  • Learn about relevant post-training practice and fellowship opportunities
  • Consider opportunities for networking and finding support
  • Consider ways to gain experience in reproductive health advocacy
  • Reflect on personal considerations relevant to becoming an abortion provider

READINGS / RESOURCES

    • Snapshots: Success stories from providers who have incorporated abortion services in ways that have worked for them (IERH): https://bit.ly/3cPtRo9
    • Paul et al (eds). Management of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy: Comprehensive Abortion Care (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      • Appendix: Resources for Abortion Providers
    • Related Chapter Content:

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License

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