“Quick Start” Algorithm to guide providers in how/when to start birth control methods
The U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations (US SPR) for Contraceptive Use, 2016 addresses many common, as well as controversial or complex, issues regarding initiation and use of specific contraceptive methods, including LARC.
Adolescents and LARC:
- Adolescent Sexual Health and LARC information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
- Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Specific Issues for Adolescents
- LARC Statement of Principles
- Advocates for Youth – they engage young people to lead. They have great stuff on sex ed, contraception and abortion access.
- AMAZE.org – they take the awkward out of sex-ed.
Consent and Confidentiality Laws:
- Adolescent & Young Adult Health Care in Indiana: A Guide to Understanding Consent & Confidentiality Laws
DMPA-SC Self-Injection Resource:
- Resource to teach someone how to do self-injection for DMPA-SC
- Patient information for DMPA-SC
- Another video for how to inject DMPA-SC
Resources for implementing various pregnancy preferences/intentions screening strategies:
Resources for pre-conception counseling and health care:
- CDC Contraceptive Guidance for Health Care Providers and The United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016 (US MEC) includes guidance documents, provider tools (including the CDC: Contraception App for Android & iOS), and other resources, including a wall-chart summary and hand-held wheel for easy reference
- Providing Quality Family Planning Services (QFP)
Manufacturer websites on side effects and safety information:
Partners in Contraceptive Choice & Knowledge (PICCK):
- Partners in Contraceptive Choice & Knowledge (PICCK) has many provider resources, including a Toolkit for providing contraception during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Patient Education Materials Toolkit from PICCK
Resources for providing Trauma-Informed Care: