Changing Standard Practice

Beyond the Pill’s FREE online training is a primer on IUDs and contraceptive implants suitable for all types of health care providers and support staff. This one-hour course is self-paced and interactive.

Each section features real world providers who guide learners through all steps of offering IUD and implant services to their patients.

Take our free online training now.

Key features of online training

  • CME-accredited - providers can earn 1 credit hour toward CME and CE requirements.
  • Designed for all health staff, including clinicians, educators, counselors, social workers and administrative staff.
  • Self-paced with videos, case studies and interactive quizzes.

Curriculum for online training

  • Introduction to different types of IUDs and the contraceptive implant.
  • Explanation of the public health implications of increased use of highly effective contraceptives.
  • How to use the CDC’s Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraception.
  • How to address common misinformation.
  • How to counsel patients on IUDs and implants.
  • How to integrate IUDs and implants into routine care.

Registration instructions

To access this free training:

  • Go to this link:
  • Register and go to the Catalog tab in the upper right
  • Select "An update on long-acting reversible contraception" & add to your cart
  • Click on the checkout icon at the top of the screen


This course is accredited by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education.