TRAINING PLAN

NAME: _________________________________________________________________________
TRAINING INITIATION DATE: _______________________________________________________
TRAINING COMPLETION DATE: _____________________________________________________

Note: SHADING indicates optional activities depending on training goals.

 Date  Activity  Basic  Advanced
1. ORIENTATION
Discuss Chapter 1 in Training Workbook
               Review Training Plan
               Discuss readings and clarify training goals
Discuss policies and safety issues
Review emergency cart location / contents
Follow patient(s) through abortion visit
Review instruments, simulate aspiration procedure, and practice “no touch” technique
Discuss Values Clarification Exercises
Textbook Chapter 3: Unintended Pregnancy & Abortion in the U.S.
2. COUNSELING & INFORMED CONSENT
Discuss Workbook Readings
Observe or role play pregnancy options counseling
Observe or role play abortion counseling
Discuss Counseling Exercises
Textbook Chapter 5 & 16: Informed Consent and Counseling, and Answering Questions about Long-term Outcomes
3. EVALUATION BEFORE UTERINE ASPIRATION
Discuss Workbook Readings
Review pregnancy testing and dating methods
Review medical history pertinent to uterine aspiration
Observe early pregnancy ultrasound examinations
Perform ultrasound examinations
Perform pelvic examinations for uterine sizing
Discuss diagnosis of viable, non-viable and ectopic pregnancy
Discuss Evaluation Before Uterine Aspiration Exercises
Textbook Chapter 6 & 7 – Clinical Assessment and Ultrasound in Early Pregnancy and Medical Evaluation
4. MEDICATIONS & PAIN MANAGEMENT
Discuss Workbook Readings
Review medications including antibiotics, & pain medications used for oral and IV sedation, patient selection, and monitoring
Review agents and methods used for cervical anesthesia
Administer effective cervical anesthesia
Discuss Medications & Pain Management Exercises
Administer IV sedation medication
Textbook Chapter 8 – Pain Management

Note: SHADING indicates optional activities depending on training goals.

 Date  Activity  Basic  Advanced
5. UTERINE ASPIRATION PROCEDURE
Discuss Workbook Readings
Observe procedure and review use of equipment and instruments with faculty
Perform accurate tissue examinations
Review strategies for minimizing and managing complications
Discuss Uterine Aspiration Exercises
Perform MVA to competency
Perform EVA to competency
Textbook Chapters 10, 13, & 15 – First Trimester Aspiration, The Challenging Abortion, & Surgical Complications
6. AFTERCARE & CONTRACEPTION
Discuss Workbook Readings
Review post-procedure medications, instructions, and initiation of contraception
Perform IUD and contraceptive implant placement
Observe recovery room procedures
Discuss Aftercare & Contraception Exercises
Textbook Chapter 14 – Contraception & Surgical Abortion Aftercare
7. EARLY MEDICATION ABORTION
Discuss regimens (FDA and Evidence-Based)
Review counseling, patient information, and patient selection
Provide regimen and patient information
Review follow-up to assess completion of abortion
Discuss Medication Abortion Exercises
Textbook Chapter 9 – Medical Abortion in Early Pregnancy
8. MANAGEMENT OF EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS
Discuss Workbook Readings
Review counseling for Early Pregnancy Loss
Discuss management options for Early Pregnancy Loss
Discuss Early Pregnancy Loss Exercises
9. BEYOND TRAINING: BECOMING A PROVIDER
Discuss Workbook Readings
Complete Textbook Supplemental Readings
Discuss Beyond Training Exercises
Discuss advanced opportunities
TEACHING POINTS
Review Content
10. BECOMING A TRAINER
Review Content and Exercises
11. OFFICE PRACTICE INTEGRATION
Review Content and Exercises
12. EVALUATION
Complete Skills Assessment
 Complete Training Program Evaluation

 

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