Training in Contraceptive Care

Beyond the Pill offers CME-accredited contraceptive training at no or low cost on a range of essential and emerging topics, including: 

  • Evidence-based Guidelines and Best Practices for Contraceptive Care 

  • Counseling Skills and Patient-Centered Care

  • Addressing Inequities in Contraceptive Care

  • Clinical Skills 

  • Clinic Operations

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Our evidence-based training program was developed by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, educators, national contraceptive experts, and researchers at the UCSF School of Medicine, National Clinical Training Center, and Planned Parenthood. It was tested in a randomized trial and is a proven way to increase provider knowledge and skills and to improve patient autonomy and access to the full range of contraceptives. More than 12,000 providers and 8 million annual contraceptive clients benefit from our training. Learn more about our training impact.

Live training is available either in person or virtually. 

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Our training program is accredited by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. In support of improving patient care, the University of California, San Francisco is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.