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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
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Goals

Section 1
Section 2

- Introduction
> Objectives
- Goals
- Eligibility Criteria
- Who Can Use
- Conditions
- STIs/HIV/AIDS
- Counseling
- Myths
- Side Effects
- IUD Use
- Complications
- Complications

Section 3

Summary

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Section 2 - Client Screening and Counseling

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the characteristics of women for whom the IUD may be a suitable contraceptive choice.

  • List six or more conditions that contraindicate the use of an IUD.

  • Describe the seven issues to cover when counseling clients for IUDs.

  • Identify four or more myths related to IUD use and provide factual information to dispel these myths.

  • Name the common side effects of IUDs.

  • Describe two steps each for proper IUD use and follow-up care.

  • Explain at least six signs of possible IUD complications.
 

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