Contents

  1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  2. ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  3. SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  4. COPYRIGHT

    1. 1. ORIENTATION

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    4. TRAINING PLAN

    5. OPT-OUT, PARTIAL PARTICIPATION, OR ALTERNATIVE CURRICULUM OPTIONS

    6. ABORTION FACTS AT A GLANCE

    7. AN OVERVIEW OF ABORTION LAW

    8. ADOPTION FACTS AT A GLANCE

    9. EXERCISES: VALUES CLARIFICATION

    1. 2. COUNSELING AND INFORMED CONSENT

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. PREGNANCY OPTIONS COUNSELING TECHNIQUES

    4. COUNSELING QUICK GUIDE

    5. EARLY ABORTION OPTIONS

    6. CONFIDENTIALITY AND INFORMED CONSENT

    7. COUNSELING DURING THE PROCEDURE

    8. EXERCISES: COUNSELING AND INFORMED CONSENT

    1. 3. EVALUATION BEFORE UTERINE ASPIRATION

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. PREGNANCY DATING

    4. ULTRASOUND FINDINGS WITH ABNORMAL PREGNANCIES

    5. EVALUATION FOR ECTOPIC vs. EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS (EPL)

    6. MEDICAL EVALUATION PRIOR TO ASPIRATION

    7. EXERCISES: EVALUATION PRIOR TO UTERINE ASPIRATION

    1. 4. MEDICATIONS AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. PRE-PROCEDURE MEDICATIONS

    4. PAIN MANAGEMENT

    5. BASIC MEDICATION OPTIONS

    6. MANAGING EMERGENCIES

    7. EXERCISES: MEDICATIONS AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

    1. 5. UTERINE ASPIRATION PROCEDURE

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. NO-TOUCH TECHNIQUE

    4. QUICK GUIDE TO COMMUNICATION DURING THE PROCEDURE

    5. STEPS FOR VACUUM ASPIRATION

    6. MANAGING COMPLICATIONS

    7. EXERCISES: ASPIRATION ABORTION PROCEDURE

    1. 6. CONTRACEPTION AND AFTERCARE

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. CONTRACEPTIVE COUNSELING

    4. ROUTINE POST-ABORTION CARE

    5. EXERCISES: CONTRACEPTION & AFTERCARE

    1. 7. MEDICATION ABORTION

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. COMPARISON OF MIFEPRISTONE REGIMENS

    4. MIFEPRISTONE/MISOPROSTOL ABORTION: STEP BY STEP

    5. ULTRASOUND WITH MEDICATION ABORTION

    6. MANAGING COMPLICATIONS OF MEDICATION ABORTION

    7. EXERCISES: MEDICATION ABORTION

    1. 8. MANAGEMENT OF EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS (EPL)

    4. EPL DIAGNOSTIC AND CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. COMPARING MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR EPL

    6. COUNSELING TIPS FOR EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS

    7. COMPARISON OF MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR EPL

    8. EPL OPTIONS COUNSELING

    9. EXERCISES: MANAGEMENT OF EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS

    1. 9. BECOMING A PROVIDER

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. BUILDING AND MAINTAINING YOUR SKILLS

    4. ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES *

    5. EXERCISES: BECOMING A PROVIDER

    1. 10. BECOMING A TRAINER

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. TRAINING SKILLS

    4. INTEGRATING TRAINING INTO THE CLINIC SETTING

    5. NEW TRAINER SKILLS EVALUATION

    6. EARLY PREGNANCY ULTRASOUND SKILLS EVALUATION

    7. EXERCISES: BECOMING A TRAINER

    1. 11. OFFICE PRACTICE INTEGRATION

    2. SUMMARY POINTS

    3. GETTING STARTED

    4. MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION

    5. ENSURING QUALITY

    6. LEGAL AND REPORTING CONSIDERATIONS

    7. ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES*

    8. EXERCISES: OFFICE PRACTICE INTEGRATION

    1. 12. TRAINING EVALUATION

    2. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE INVENTORY

    3. TRAINEE AGREEMENT AND CONSENT FORM

    4. PROCEDURE LOG

    5. DAILY EVALUATION CARD

    6. TRAINING PROGRAM EVALUATION FORM

    7. OBSERVED PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

    8. CORE COMPETENCIES FOR EARLY ABORTION CARE

    9. CLINIC SERVICES SATISFACTION SURVEY

    10. TRAINEE FEEDBACK FORM FOR CLINIC STAFF

    11. EARLY PREGNANCY ULTRASOUND SKILLS EVALUATION

    12. NEW TRAINER SKILLS EVALUATION

  5. 1. TEACHING POINTS: ORIENTATION

  6. 2. TEACHING POINTS: COUNSELING AND INFORMED CONSENT

  7. 3. TEACHING POINTS: EVALUATION BEFORE UTERINE ASPIRATION

  8. 4. TEACHING POINTS: MEDICATIONS AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

  9. 5. TEACHING POINTS: UTERINE ASPIRATION PROCEDURE

  10. 6. TEACHING POINTS: CONTRACEPTION AND AFTERCARE

  11. 7. TEACHING POINTS: MEDICATION ABORTION

  12. 8. TEACHING POINTS: MANAGEMENT OF EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS

  13. 9. TEACHING POINTS: BECOMING A PROVIDER

  14. 10. TEACHING POINTS: BECOMING A TRAINER

  15. 11. TEACHING POINTS: OFFICE PRACTICE INTEGRATION

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