New ESC Teaching and Training Tool for Contraceptive Methods

06/07/2017 - 10:35

The aim of this training tool was to create slide sessions with notes, which can be used not only for teaching but also for self-study.


The training tool enables clinicians to understand the importance and application of the WHO Medical Eligibility Criteria (WHO MEC); the importance of taking a complete patient history to prevent serious adverse events; and in this way facilitate and improve decision-making in routine but also more complex contraceptive consultations.

The slide contents are based on evidence and references are given for more interested health care professionals. The tool also includes five sessions about contraception in women with medical conditions. As this is an advanced learning tool we recommend less experienced nurses and doctors to first study the WHO training tools (

Please contact us ( if you wish to organise a course with this training tool.




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Which abortion method do you use for second trimester induced abortion?
Medical Mifepristone and misoprostol
Medical misoprostol alone
Surgical (D&E)
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