Abortion and Professional Responsibility

Abortion and Professional Responsibility

Abortion is a common experience for women around the world; yet it is often excluded from the curricula of health professionals. Our aim is to fill in the gaps left by the exclusion of abortion from mainstream curricula.

This section contains all video lectures and companion materials relating to abortion and professional responsibility.

Learning Objectives

After watching these video lectures, learner will:

  • Identify programs in medical education and describe the importance of integrated abortion training
  • Understand the professional responsibilities of health-care providers caring for women seeking abortion
  • Recognize and appreciate appropriate and inappropriate applications of “conscience” in the setting of abortion care
  • Practice patient communication skills
  • Identify steps to take to enhance professionalism in personally challenging clinical encounters
  • Identify Advanced Practice Clinicians as key stakeholders in abortion provision

Assessments

Professional Responsibilities Questions

Professional Responsibilities Answers

Video Lectures and Companion Materials

Physicians’ Professional Responsibilities in Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click here to download this video lecture

Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Physicians’ Professional Responsibilities in Abortion Care

Week2-Responsibilities (Steinauer)

 

Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Physicians’ Professional Responsibilities in Abortion Care (pdf)

Nursing Roles in Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of New Mexico
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Nursing Roles in Abortion Care: Clinical Responsibility and Professional Ethics

Week2-Nursing (Levi)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Amy Levi, PhD, CNM, WHNP-BC
Albers Professor of Midwifery
University of New Mexico

Click to download Nursing Roles in Abortion Care: Clinical Responsibility and Professional Ethics (pdf)

 

Conscientious Provision and Refusal of Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

 

Conscientious Provision and Refusal of Abortion Care

Week2-Refusal (Freedman)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Lori Freedman, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Conscientious Provision and Refusal of Abortion Care (pdf)

Teaching Professionalism for Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles.

Teaching Professionalism for Abortion Care

Week2-Professionalism (Steinauer)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Teaching Professionalism for Abortion Care (pdf)

Abortion in the Primary Care Setting

Week5-Primary (Dehlendorf)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Christine Dehlendof, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Abortion in the Primary Care Setting (pdf)

Advanced Practice Clinicians as Abortion Providers

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of New Mexico
Click here to download this video lecture 

Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Advanced Practice Clinicians as Abortion Providers

Week5-Providers (Levi)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Amy Levi, PhD, CNM, WHNP-BC
University of New Mexico

Click to download Advanced Practice Clinicians as Abortion Providers (pdf)

The Importance of Integrated Abortion Training in Medical and Nursing Education

Video Lecture Presented by:
Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS

University of California, San Francisco

Click here to download this video lecture 

Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

The Importance of Integrated Abortion Training in Medical and Nursing Education

Week5-Training (Steinauer)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download The Importance of Integrated Abortion Training in Medical and Nursing Education (pdf)

Ob-Gyn Training Story in the US

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Fransisco

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Discussion about Advanced Practice Clinicians as Abortion Providers

Video Lecture Presented by:

Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS and Diana Taylor, RN, MS, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

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Video Companion Guides

Video Companion Guide for Physicians’ Professional Responsibilities in Abortion Care

Video Companion Guide for Teaching Professionalism in Abortion Care 

Video Companion Guide for Abortion in the Primary Care Setting