- •Lack of provider training is the single-best predictor of low long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) utilization.
- •Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) do not typically receive hands-on training in LARC while in school.
- •APRNs who received this training reported being comfortable in their practice.
- •Providing simulation and clinical exposure increased confidence in LARC methods.
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In compliance with standard ethical guidelines, the authors report no relationships with business or industry that would pose a conflict of interest.
Funding for the APRN contraceptive services training programs at each college/school of nursing was provided by New Morning, which manages and funds the contraceptive access program Choose Well.