Intrauterine Contraception: Evaluation and Management of Pain and Bleeding

Released: 06/27/2023

This Virtual Coffee Break covers best practices for the evaluation and management of pain and bleeding during Intrauterine Contraception (IUC) use.

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe potential bleeding irregularities and variations during IUC use.
  • Describe best practices for the treatment of bleeding during IUC use.
  • Identify effective approaches to ease client pain during and after IUC placement.
  • Discuss anticipatory counseling for clients to enhance understanding of IUC use.

This e-learning activity is part of a series on Providing Intrauterine Contraception.

Continuing education credits (0.25 CNE) are available for this activity. To obtain continuing education credits, participants must register for the course, complete course content, and successfully pass a quiz for this activity. For further information and/or to register, visit The 'view now' option allows participants to take the e-learning without registering but CE will not be awarded.

University of Missouri – Kansas City
School of Nursing & Health Sciences
2464 Charlotte St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
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