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Advanced LARC Topics: Challenging IUD Insertions

Expiration Date: January 9, 2018

This is an internet-based activity that should take 15 minutes to complete. To receive continuing education credit, learners should watch and listen to the activity and complete the post-test.

Technical Requirements: Direct Internet connection with a standard browser is needed. A broadband connection is recommended.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate current knowledge about IUDs including efficacy, common myths, and steps to insertion.
  • Identify appropriate insertion technique modifications for difficult IUD insertions.
  • Counsel patients on appropriate relaxation strategies and pain management options for difficult IUD insertions.