Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive Education

Below is a direct link to wordpress that contains both the Pretest/Posttest and the LARC Brochure

Direct link to Pretest/Posttest

Direct link to LARC Brochure


1. What is an example of a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC)?
A. Birth Control pills
B. Intrauterine contraceptive (IUC)
C. Condoms
D. Diaphragm

2. What is the definition of a LARC?
A. A silicone cup shaped like a dome that’s inserted in the vagina hours before intercourse to prevent pregnancy
B. A gel that is applied deep into the vagina before intercourse to kill sperm
C. A thin film cover that is placed over the penis and keep sperm from exiting the penis during intercourse
D. Methods of birth control that provide effective contraception for an extended period without needing any regular action from the user

3. Generally, how long does a LARC last for?
A. Ten to twenty years
B. Two months to ten years
C. The rest of your life
D. Under two months

4. Which of the following is a TRUE statement about long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs)?
A. LARCs do not provide protection against STDs and STIs
B. LARCs are permanent and irreversible
C.LARCs are much more expensive than birth control pills in the long run D.LARCs are not as effective as birth control pills

5. Which population is considered the highest risk for unintended pregnancy in the choices provided?
A. Women over 40 years old
B. Caucasian women
C. Racial or ethnic minorities
D. Women with a high income

6. Where are LARCs implants placed?
A. In the buttocks
B. In the upper leg
C. In the upper arm
D. In the abdomen

7. Which of the following is NOT necessary for intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) placement/removal?
A. A pelvic exam
B. A review of medical history
C. Giving OTC medication to relieve temporary discomfort
D. Not eating for at least eight hours prior to the IUC placement/removal

8. Which of the following physician’s generally perform insertion/ removal of LARCs?
A. Obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN)
B. Gastroenterologist
C. Neurologist
D. Cardiologist

9. How is a LARC implant removed?
A. The implant is removed by dissolving in the bloodstream
B. A small incision is made to remove the implant
C. The implant cannot be removed.
D. A complex procedure with general anesthesia is necessary to remove the implant

10. How is an IUD implant removed?
A. A hysterectomy is needed to fully remove the implant
B. The implant is permanent and cannot be removed
C. The IUD has plastic strings for removal that are grasped and removed by a physician
D. IUD implant removal is done at home without any special equipment

Answer key
(Please only use the answer key for the post-test to verify answers NOT the pretest)
1. B
2. D
3. B
4. A
5. C
6. C
7. D
8. A
9. B
10. C


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