Our comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum is designed and updated in collaboration with a faculty of extensively trained adolescent medicine physicians with a shared goal of educating youth-serving professionals in best practices for adolescent reproductive and sexual health. The curriculum modules and standardized case videos below are free to use, edit, and share. The faculty are also available for live and web-based presentations at grand rounds, conferences, and other medical education venues.
Please refer to our Case Video Facilitation Guide for further inspiration on how to integrate the case videos into your teaching.
This module explores challenges in prioritizing young people’s agency and autonomy in contraceptive counseling and provision.
This module identifies barriers to health care access faced by adolescents, describes elements of adolescent-friendly health services, and utilizes the HEEADSSS model of patient interviewing
This module lists reasons for physician advocacy for adolescent reproductive health, describes how to effectively use storytelling as a tool for advocacy, and discusses ways physicians can influence public policy.
This module explains why confidentiality is essential to adolescent clinical care and explores the laws regarding minors’ access to reproductive health services.
This module discusses the relationship between culture and health in the context of adolescent-friendly services and describes the intersection of patient-centered care and cultural competency.
This module covers risk factors and indicators for commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and discusses the role of health care providers in assessing and responding to CSEC.
In these two videos, a clinic visit for a suspected urinary tract infection reveals more serious concerns.
These two videos demonstrate how to initiate conversations around sexual health with patients receiving ongoing care for chronic conditions.
This video models how to ask parents to allow for one-on-one time with a young patient.
This module lists elements of LGBTQ-competent health care delivery, discusses resiliency and risk factors that contribute to health outcomes for these communities, and describes resources.
This module defines gender terminology, discusses primary and specialized care that may be needed by transgender adolescents, and explains how bias and stigma create health disparities.
In these two scenarios, a long-time patient comes into clinic with stomach issues but is also struggling with his sexuality.
This module discusses misconceptions around male sexual health and how they affect health care delivery, identifies male-friendly health services, and describes how to take a male-focused sexual health history.
This module discusses the relationship between consent, confidentiality, and taking sexual health histories from adolescents, while providing helpful tips and tools to increase provider comfort and confidence.
This module identifies limitations of the “Abstinence-Only” and “Sex-as-Risk-Taking” paradigms and describes an alternative paradigm of adolescent sexuality.
This module discusses contraceptive methods available to adolescents and provides counseling addressing the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
This module describes LARC methods available to adolescents, provides counseling on each method, identifies barriers that impact LARC use, and discusses resources for provider training.
This module discusses the need for EC among adolescents, describes the clinical components of EC, and presents the challenges and opportunities for increasing EC use at the patient, provider, and health systems level.
These two scenes show how a typical sports physical is also an opportunity to discuss sexual health.
Sexual and reproductive health should be discussed with patients of all genders. These two videos present essential discussions to have with young men.
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.
This module describes the scope and risk factors for STIs in adolescents and explores how to assess, treat, and prevent STIs in adolescent patients using the most up-to-date screening and treatment guidelines.
This module discusses Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV, including identifying eligible patient populations and protocols for initiation and monitoring PrEP use.
This module describes the extent of HPV infection in adolescents, discusses clinical presentations of HPV, explains how to diagnose and manage HPV infection, and reviews recommendations, efficacy, and safety of the HPV vaccination.
These two scenes focus on a patient in a long term relationship, not currently using condoms, who suspects a sexually transmitted infection.
The provider discusses STI screening options with a patient whose girlfriend has asked that he get tested before they have sex.
Discusses the approach used during options counseling and values clarification, stresses the importance of providing unbiased counseling, and describes the various pregnancy options within the counseling framework.
This module discusses offering support and appropriate referrals to adolescent patients for abortion services, describes both medication and aspiration methods, and answers common questions about abortion.
This module provides patients with accurate and nonjudgmental information about parenting, counseling for adolescents who desire pregnancy, and describes models for providing primary care to parenting young people.
This module clarifies misconceptions about adoption, identifies the differences between open and closed adoptions, and refers patients to unbiased adoption resources.
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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