PS Kenya has partnered with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to disseminate relevant content on Family Planning, facilitated by leading clinical experts in the country. The course is targeted to all nurses, clinician officers, doctors, and other healthcare providers working in the country and particularly in the sector of maternal and reproductive health.
This course will serve as:
1. An educational aid and reference material for nurses, clinical officers, doctors as well as other healthcare providers on safe family planning procedures.
2. An informational tool for nurses and other healthcare providers on relevant issues related to family planning methods, amongst others.
The course includes recorded videos in lecture style and videos of practical skills.
E-learning course and practical demonstrations on relevant resources.
Section one: Introduction to family planning
Pre Test 1
Part 1: Introduction, objectives & overview of family planning in Kenya
Part 2: Integration of family planning into other health services
Part 3: Basic anatomy and physiology
Part 4: Contraception methods
Part 5 (a): Family planning counseling
Part 5 (b): How to use BCS +
Part 6 (a): Infection prevention and control
Part 6 (b): Handwashing
Part 6 (c): IPC-steps and components
Part 6 (d): Instrument processing
Section two: Family planning methods
Pre Test 1
Part 1 (a): Medical eligibility criteria
Part 1 (b): How to use a MEC wheel
Part 2 (a): Contraceptive implants
Part 2 (b): How to insert implants
Part 2 (c): How to remove implanon
Pre Test 2
Part 3: Emergency contraception
Part 4 (a): Intra-uterine contraceptive device
Part 4 (b): How to insert an IUCD
Part 4 (c): How to remove an IUCD
Part 5: Natural family planning methods
Pre Test 3
Part 6 (a): Projestin only injectable contraceptive
Part 6 (b): How to give depo
Part 7: Hormonal intrauterine device
Part 8: Voluntary surgical contraception
Section three: Logistics, data reporting and post pregnancy family planning
Part 1: Overview of post pregnancy family planning
Part 2: Logistics management for reproductive health/ family planning commodities