Family Planning Health Care Lectures for Medical, Nursing and Midwifery Students

How to use this site

The resources on this site have been created to enhance students’ training in Family Planning and Comprehensive Abortion Care. Below are brief guides for faculty instructors and for students on how best to use the videos and other resources as part of their clinical training. The course has been developed by faculty from CIRHT partner University of Rwanda's School of Medicine and Pharmacy and School of Nursing and Midwifery.

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Other useful learning resources:

How to Use the Abortion Pill - The Medical Abortion (MA) seven-part online course produced by "How to Use" has been designed for medical students with the aim to provide critical knowledge that will shape their practice and ensure that they are prepared to support women who seek or have received a medical abortion.

Abortion: Complete Course - A six-week online course developed by UCSF/Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health "innovating education in reproductive health" initiative.

Skills Demonstration Video of Localization and Removal of Deeply Placed Contraceptive Implants - a 20-minute video produced by Jhpiego "to build capacity of clinicians providing contraceptive implant services for locating and safely removing a non-palpable implant in an outpatient clinic or low-resource setting."

The Family Planning Patient Experience: Skills to Improve Every Visit - A 25-minute video about from the Family Planning National Training Center about how to approach clients and patients in a variety of scenarios.

How to talk about abortion: a guide to rights-based messaging - A guide prepared by IPPF designed to help organizations review communications materials that include messages about abortion. It includes some basic information about abortion and related issues, and checklists to review and improve abortion messaging.

African Health OER Network: Contraceptive Implant Procedures: Implanon® - This video-based learning module was developed for Ob-Gyn residents to explain and demonstrate procedures for hormonal implants for family planning. Authors: Dr. Delayehu Bekele, Kathleen Omollo Institutions: St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College, University of Michigan

The Papaya Workshop: Using the Papaya to Teach Intrauterine Gynecologic Procedures -,

Online courses in Medication Abortion and Aspiration Abortion, NextGenU, co-sponsored by the Clinical Training Center for Family Planning in Cameroon (CTC4FP), Plan C, the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP), TEACH, and The Center for Reproductive Health Education In Family Medicine (RHEDI)