Same-Day Placement of LARC: Solutions to Common Barriers

March 24, 2016


Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) have long been one of the most popular and most effective forms of contraception. They require little to no maintenance, it can be inserted on the same day as a doctor’s visit, and depending on the options, are good for 3-10 years. The webinar addresses the health concerns and barriers of LARCs and how to overcome them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Bleeding changes associated with each LARC method
  • Familiarity with use of the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use
  • Testing required prior to LARC placement
  • Barriers and solutions to same-day placement of LARC methods


Patty Cason, RN, MS, FNP-BC
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA School of Nursing
President, Envision SRH