Type: Video Lecture

Counseling for Pregnancy Ambivalence

Video Lecture Presented by: Alissa Perrucci, PhD, MPH San Francisco General Hospital, Women’s Options Center Click here to download this video lecture    Citations Ambivalence as defined by Merriam Webster online. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambivalence Devil’s advocate is defined as “the person who … Continue reading

Prescribing Emergency Contraception

Presented by: Shokoufeh Dianat, DO University of California, San Francisco Click to download this video lecture    Citation Haeger et al. 2018; Glasier et al. 2011; Edelman et al. 2018; Kapp et al. 2015

Uterine Aspiration Abortion

Presented by: Sanithia L. Williams, MD University of California, San Francisco Click to download this video lecture  Citations Jones 2017 AJPH The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States. http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2018/the-safety-and-quality-of-abortion-care-in-the-united-states.aspx Achilles and Reeves.  Contraception. 2011. Allen and … Continue reading

Contraception 101

Presented by: Michalle Ramirez-McLaughlin, RN, MS, FNP-BC University of California, San Francisco Click to download this video lecture  Citation https://beyondthepill.ucsf.edu/sites/beyondthepill.ucsf.edu/files/Tiers_Chart_ENGLISH.pdf 

Uterine Aspiration Procedure

These videos cover pre- and post-procedure evaluation, and a step-by-step guide to performing an aspiration through detailed animation and live video of actual procedures. * To access the password needed to view the uterine aspiration videos, please register here and the password will … 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.