General

Difficult Implant Removal: Animal Model

This video was developed by the UCLA Family Planning team to instruct providers to localize and remove non-palpable contraceptive implants with an animal model (turkey leg) that include materials to simulate subcutaneous tissue, fascia and muscle fibers. This video is intended … Continue reading

Difficult Implant Removal: Dry Model

This video was developed by the UCLA Family Planning team to instruct providers to localize and remove non-palpable contraceptive implants with a dry model that include materials to simulate subcutaneous tissue, fascia and muscle fibers. This video is intended for qualified … Continue reading

The Framework: The Approach

The Approach Summary : Patient-centered counseling uses this approach: Listen, don’t assume, self-reflect. Patients and providers may not share understanding of complex medical terms

The Framework: Not A Failure

Not a Failure Summary: A patient who returns for a second or greater abortion indicates that the clinic and staff provided high-quality service and supported the patient. Viewing repeat patients as “failures” contributes to abortion shame and stigma

The Framework: Liberation

Liberation summary: Healthcare providers may have bias favoring a particular decision, but the patient owns the decision and ultimately it does not impact the providers life.