Adolescent Reproductive & Sexual Health Case Videos

Adolescent Health Essentials Sexuality & Gender Sexual Health Pregnancy Options

This series of standardized case videos is designed to facilitate discussion about how health professionals can best interact with adolescent patients when providing reproductive and sexual health care. The videos focus on the unique communication, counseling, and clinical needs of adolescent patients.

The videos and accompanying facilitation guide are ideal for medical education settings as well as for self-guided learning. Each video shows both do’s and don’ts for providers in order to present a nuanced look at patient communications and care.

Adolescent Health Essentials

Asking a Parent to Step Out

This video models how to ask parents to allow for one-on-one time with a young patient.

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Chronically Ill Adolescent

These two videos demonstrate how to initiate conversations around sexual health with patients receiving ongoing care for chronic conditions.

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Abuse at Home

In these two videos, a clinic visit for a suspected urinary tract infection reveals more serious concerns.

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Sexuality & Gender

Sexual History-Taking and Gender

These two videos highlight the experience of a transgender patient visiting a new primary care provider for care unrelated to his transition.

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Coming Out

In these two scenarios, a long-time patient comes into clinic with stomach issues but is also struggling with his sexuality.

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Sports Physical & Sexual History

These two scenes show how a typical sports physical is also an opportunity to discuss sexual health.

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Male Adolescent Reproductive Health

Sexual and reproductive health should be discussed with patients of all genders. These two videos present essential discussions to have with young men.

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Sexual Health

Request for Birth Control: Young Adolescent

In these two videos, a provider shows concern when a very young patient seeks contraception and discusses sexual behavior and sexual pleasure with her patient.

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Discomfort Wearing Condoms

A suspected sexually transmitted infection leads this provider to discuss how and why patients should consistently use condoms. Both scenarios demonstrate ways providers can facilitate condom use.

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Drop-In Visit for Emergency Contraception

These two videos discuss repeated requests for emergency contraception and also bring forward why a patient’s sexual orientation does not always clearly indicate a patient’s sexual behaviors or risks.

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (IUDs)

A patient’s concerns over irregular bleeding while on birth control pills lead to a discussion about more long-acting methods in these two scenarios.

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Sexually Transmitted Infection

These two scenes focus on a patient in a long term relationship, not currently using condoms, who suspects a sexually transmitted infection.

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Pregnancy Options

Unintended Pregnancy

A visit for flu-like symptoms lead a provider to discuss pregnancy options and offer referrals for support in these two videos.

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Hoping for a Positive Pregnancy Test

In these two scenes, a young patient seeks pregnancy and a provider must offer information and support to create an environment for healthy decision-making. Recognizing autonomy is a first step to patient-centered care.

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