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NFP Education for Healthcare Professionals

 

Healthcare professionals should have access to education in the science, methodology and ethics of Natural Family Planning. The organizations below provide this education.

COMING SOON! 
FACTS E-Resource (Fertility Awareness Collaborative To Teach the Systems) 

FACTS is a national collaborative of physicians, nurses, and NFP educators committed to educating physicians in NFP. This resource will provide a basic introduction to the science and methods of NFP. Each subject section will be followed by a quiz. CEUs and CMEs will also be available.
For more information about FACTS, contact: Marguerite Duane, MD at mduanemd@gmail.com.

Please check back with us in the future!

Marquette University, NFP Institute - On Line Education Programs
The Marquette University Institute for Natural Family Planning (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) offers an online self-paced educational program for healthcare professionals that includes:

  • Core course in all natural indicators of fertility
  • Teacher training service program in the Marquette Method of NFP that integrates new hormonal monitoring technology
  • An evidenced-based case study NFP medical application course

The online educational services are designed for professional (BSN level) nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants.

CMEs are available through the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee). Contact hours for nurses are also available through the Wisconsin Nurses Association-Continuing Education Approval Program.

For more information contact: Richard J. Fehring, PhD, RN, FAAN (richard.fehring@marquette.edu); or Mary Schneider, MSN, FNP-BC (mary.schneider@marquette.edu); Institute for Natural Family Planning, College of Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Tel. 1-414-288-3854; muinstnfp@mu.edu.



Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human ReproductionThe Pope Paul VI Institute (Omaha, Nebraska) offers a variety of educational programs for healthcare professionals in the Creighton Model FertilityCare system and in NaProTechnology (women's reproductive health services). These programs carry the appropriate CMEs and CEUs from the School of Medicine, Creighton University.

Medical Consultant
This six month program consists of two Education Phases (an eight-day course and a seven-day course) and supervised practicum via long distance supervision.
Note: This program is only for medical doctors, osteopaths, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, or pharmacists.

Medical Consultant/Practitioner

This combined program of 13 months consists of two Education Phases (an eight-day course and another eight-day course) and supervised practicum via long distance supervision. An On- Site Visit is required.
Note: Prerequisite—Bachelor degree or RN degree and certification as a FertilityCareTM Practitioner with a minimum of one year of teaching the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.

Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Nurse Midwife, or Pharmacist
These certificate programs include a combination of the Creighton Model FertilityCare Practitioner (teaching the method) and Medical Consultant Programs (working with NaProTechnology). A FertilityCare Practitioner who is a nurse practitioner, physician assistant, nurse midwife or pharmacist may return to Education Phase II and complete the Medical Consultant portion of the program.


For further information contact:
Education Program Coordinator
6901 Mercy Road Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 390-9168
(402) 390-9851 FAX
E-mail: education@popepaulvi.com
Web Page: http://popepaulvi.com/education





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