Providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Learning Resource Package

Publish Date: May 2017
Author: MCSP

The purpose of this learning resource package is to provide trainers, facilitators and program staff with a comprehensive resource for high-quality long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) services using a modular, facility-based approach for training, capacity building and mentorship. The integrated learning package consists of an implementation guide and ten modules, including counseling, infection prevention, quality of care and information on both hormonal and non-hormonal (the Copper T 380A) intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants (single and two-rod). The modules are designed for use in a variety of situations including interval, post-partum and post-abortion periods and should be implemented at the facility level using a modular training approach.

These resources are available in English, French and Spanish via the links below:

Implementation Guide

  • English
  • French (forthcoming)
  • Spanish (forthcoming)

Module 1: Introduction to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Module 2: Family Planning Counseling

Module 3: Medical Eligibility and Client Assessment

Module 4: Quality of Care

Module 5: Infection Prevention for LARC Methods

Module 6: Copper Intrauterine Device (Copper T 380A)

Module 7: Hormonal Intrauterine Device (LNG-IUS)

Module 8: Postpartum Intrauterine Device

Module 9: Postabortion Intrauterine Device

Module 10: Contraceptive Implants