Training Modules: Contraceptive Methods

  • Progestin-Only Injectable Contraception (Injectables)

    Note: This module is under revision to incorporate changes to the WHO Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use and Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. We will post an announcement here when the updated module is available. Please consult the revised WHO documents for changes in the interim (see links below).

    This module was developed for use in training physicians, nurses, and midwives and other health care providers allowed to provide Progestin-Only Injectable Contraception ("injectables").

  • Combined Oral Contraceptives (COCs)

    Note: This module is under revision to incorporate changes to the WHO Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use and Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. We will post an announcement here when the updated module is available. Please consult the revised WHO documents for changes in the interim (see links below).

    This module on Combined Oral Contraceptives (COCs) is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians—and assume trainees will have at minimum a nurse’s level of clinical training. Although the module can be used for Community Health Workers (CHWs), they would need basic literacy skills.

  • Condoms - Female

    This module on Female Condom is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians—and assume trainees will have at minimum a nurse’s level of clinical training. Although the module can be used for Community Health Workers (CHWs), they would need basic literacy skills.

  • Condoms - Male

    This module on Male Condoms is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians. It assume trainees will have, at minimum, a nurse’s level of clinical training. Although the module can be used for Community Health Workers (CHWs), they would need basic literacy skills.

  • Contraceptive Implants

    Note: This module is under revision to incorporate changes to the WHO Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use and Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. We will post an announcement here when the updated module is available. Please consult the revised WHO documents for changes in the interim (see links below).

    The Implants module is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians—and assumes trainees will have a minimum level of clinical training.

  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECP)

    Note: This module is under revision to incorporate changes to the WHO Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use and Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. We will post an announcement here when the revised module is available. Please consult the revised WHO documents for changes in the interim (see links below).

    This module on Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECP) is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians and in some cases pharmacists—and assumes trainees will have at minimum level of clinical training. The training materials are designed to be used by clinical trainers and pre-service educators with a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and the ability to provide clinical training on ECPs in pre-service or in-service settings.

  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs) Training for Pharmacists

    Note: This module is under revision to incorporate changes to the WHO Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use and Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use. We will post an announcement here when the updated module is available. Please consult the revised WHO documents for changes in the interim (see links below).

    This module is designed to be used by clinical trainers and pre-service educators with a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and the ability to provide clinical training on FP topics in pre-service or in-service settings.

  • Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)

    This module for IUDs is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians—and assume trainees will have at minimum a nurse’s level of clinical training.

  • Lactational Amenorrhea Method

    This module on the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) is designed for the providers in developing countries who most often are tasked with providing FP services—primarily nurses and nurse-midwives, as well as primary care physicians—and assumes trainees will have at minimum level of clinical training. 

  • Standard Days Method (SDM)

    This module is designed to be used by clinical trainers and pre-service educators with a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and the ability to provide clinical training on FP topics in pre-service or in-service settings.