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focus forward oklahoma LARC training program

The Focus Forward Oklahoma program has developed a no-cost training program for health professionals. This program focuses on providing up-to-date information and skills related to LARC provision for providers, clinical staff, and administrative staff. the Focus Forward Oklahoma LARC Training Program is a partnership with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), the University of Oklahoma Tulsa (OU-Tulsa) and the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSUCHS) and is aimed at providing the knowledge, resources, and skills health professionals need in order to offer the full range of contraception to all Oklahoma women. This training program is for Oklahoma health professionals, created and taught by Oklahoma health professionals.

which session is right for you?

The Focus Forward Oklahoma Provider Training is for family planning providers (MD, DO, PA, NP, and CNM) who see patients 18 and under in their practice. The training session will focus on providing the most up-to-date information on family planning services with a focus on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The session will include an overview of LARC, discussion and practice related to patient-centered counseling and hands-on procedural skills on the insertion and removal of LARC devices using task trainers and a high fidelity virtual reality simulator. Providers will also have an opportunity to practice their skills with clinical support staff, and are encouraged to bring clinical and administrative staff with them to the training session.

The Focus Forward Oklahoma Clinical Staff Training is for clinical staff of family planning providers (RN, LPN, MA) who see patients 18 and under in their practice. The training session will focus on providing the most up-to-date information on family planning services with a focus on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The session will include an overview of LARC, discussion and practice related to patient-centered counseling and hands-on exam room set up for LARC procedures including inventory and supplies needed for each type of procedure. Clinical staff will also have an opportunity to practice their skills as a provider, and are encouraged to come with the provider(s) they work with in their practice

The Focus Forward Oklahoma Administrative Staff Training is for administrative staff of family planning providers (front office staff, office/clinic managers, billing/coding staff) who see patients 18 and under in their practice. The training session will focus on providing the most up-to-date information on family planning services with a focus on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The session will include an overview of LARC, patient-centered communication techniques for office staff, insurance coverage for LARC, inventory management, billing/coding and more. Administrative staff will also have an opportunity to practice their skills through hands on activities. Administrative staff are encouraged to come with the provider(s) they work with in their practice

training locations

  • Oklahoma City at the OUHSC Clinical Skills Education & Testing Center (CSETC)
  • Tulsa at the Simulation Center OU-Tulsa (SCOUT)
  • Tulsa at the OSUCHS Clinical Skills & Simulation Center (OSU)

upcoming trainings & registration

date

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Saturday, April 11, 2020 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Saturday, June 13, 2020

training site, city

CSETC, Oklahoma City
CSETC, Oklahoma City 
SCOUT, Tulsa
OSU, Tulsa
CSETC, Oklahoma City 
CSETC, Oklahoma City 
OSU, Tulsa
SCOUT, Tulsa
CSETC, Oklahoma City 

downloadable training resources

clinical staff recruitment flyer
clinical staff recruitment flyer
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