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Barrier Methods
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Goals

Section 1

> Objectives
- Methods
- Good Health
- Characteristics
- Characteristics
- Users
- Global
- Pregnancy
- STDs
- Counseling
- Instruction

Section 2
Section 3

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Section 1 - Overview of Barrier Methods

Learning Objectives

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By the time you finish this section, you will be able to:

  • List at least five strengths and five weaknesses of barrier methods.

  • List at least four groups of people for whom barrier methods may be an especially good choice.

  • Explain the importance of "correct and consistent" use of barrier methods to achieve low pregnancy rates.

  • Outline five or more key counseling messages for barrier methods.

  • List at least five counseling techniques health providers can use to teach couples how to be successful users of contraceptive methods.
 

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