In our ongoing work to train health professionals and support health systems in providing safe abortion care, we have developed many resources, tools and job aids for clinicians and other health professionals, as well as for trainers in safe abortion care.

Please contact clinicalupdates@ipas.org with any questions, feedback or inquiries about ordering printed materials.

You can also view our collection of safe abortion care training materials designed to meet the varied needs of health systems.

Training resources

Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health

Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health is specially designed to provide concise, easy-to-read information about a wide spectrum of topics related to abortion care. Our team of experts combines the latest evidence with lessons learned in collaboration with health professionals globally to produce broadly relevant and useful clinical recommendations.

Available as PDF

Protocols for medical abortion [dosage card]

This dosage card serves as a quick reference guide for health-care providers who are administering medical abortion. It includes the regimen for mifepristone and misoprostol for abortion up to ten weeks, as well as 10-13 weeks.

Available as PDF
Paracervical Block Technique

This job aid provides clinicians with step-by-step instructions for performing a paracervical block.

Available as PDF
Mifepristone/Misoprostol Gestational Dating Wheels

Tool for assessing gestational age for medical abortion.

Available as PDF
Misoprostol-only Gestational Dating Wheels

Tool for assessing gestational age for medical abortion.

Available as PDF
Recommendations for use of prophylactic antibiotics in safe abortion care (card)

Recommendations and dosing recommendations for use of prophylactic antibiotics in safe abortion care.

Available as PDF
Steps for performing manual vacuum aspiration using the Ipas MVA Plus® and EasyGrip® cannulae

This illustrated wallchart presents a clear, easy-to-read, 10-step guide to performing uterine evacuation using the Ipas MVA Plus® and Ipas EasyGrip® cannulae.

Available as PDF
Processing the Ipas MVA Plus® Aspirator and Ipas EasyGrip® Cannulae

This wallchart outlines the steps for correctly processing and cleaning the Ipas MVA Plus and Ipas EasyGrip cannulae.

Available as PDF

Medical Abortion (MA) Supply Guidance

This simple supply management tool will enable you to quickly and easily calculate your facility's average monthly consumption of misoprostol (and mifepristone, depending on your setting) and recommended minimum and maximum inventory levels.

MVA Supply Guidance

This easy-to-use online tool is for health facility supply managers and distributors who calculate the number of manual vacuum aspirators (MVA) to keep in stock in health facilities.

IpasU

IpasUniversity, or IpasU, is your gateway to learning about safe abortion and postabortion care. Courses in English and Spanish are designed for clinicians and other professionals who work in reproductive health programming.

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