Education techniques for effective counseling regarding prevention of unintended pregnancies
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Buelt, Monica, Muff, Katherine and Walker, Megan. 2017. Education techniques for effective counseling regarding prevention of unintended pregnancies--In Proceedings: 13th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects. Wichita, KS: Wichita State University, p.94
While ample resources exist detailing the variety of available contraceptive options for patients who desire to prevent an unintended pregnancy, there are limited resources concerning how a provider might approach this topic with a patient. With this gap in mind, the primary focus of this research is to equip healthcare providers with education techniques in order to facilitate a more effective discussion with their patients. By providing a resource on timing of contraceptive education, appropriate patient interview techniques, and common patient misconceptions, this research aims to open the discussion between provider and patient regarding pregnancy prevention.
Presented to the 13th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) held at the Rhatigan Student Center, Wichita State University, April 28, 2017.
Research completed in the Department of Physician Assistant, College of Health Professions