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New Mexico Department of Health Family Planning Program forms can be found in the list below. All client handouts and information sheets are in English and Spanish

NOTE: These forms are effective 09/2021.

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods (LARCs):

Sterilization:

Depo Provera (DMPA):

Birth Control Pills and Combined Hormonal Methods:

Other Contraceptive Methods:



Resource List For Pregnant Clients



2019 New Mexico Title X Family Planning Update & Reproductive Health teleECHO

Reproductive Health: 2019 Protocol Update Video

This Reproductive Health: 2019 Protocol Update Video is presented by: New Mexico Department of Health Family Planning Program & UNM Reproductive Health ECHO.

Please see the 2019 Family Planning Protocol Update.

Please see the 2020 Family Planning Protocol Addendum for Syphilis Testing with Positive Pregnancy Test.

Please see the 2020 STD Protocol Revision – Syphilis Screening in Pregnancy.

Please see the 2020 PHD Guidelines for Providing Clinical Services in Public Health Offices During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, dated 04/03/2020.

Please see the Strategies for Providing Family Planning Services during COVID-19 Pandemic and Family Planning Telemedicine, presented on 4/15/20 in partnership with UNM Reproductive Health ECHO.


Staff Training (effective September 27, 2021)

There are four Title X specific trainings that are required by the Family Planning Program in New Mexico for public health office staff and provider agreement staff depending on their function/license.

The term "all staff" refers to every person who works with or has contact with Title X clients, including receptionists, clerks, administrative staff, clinical staff (medical assistants & medical/medication technicians), licensed professionals (clinicians and nurses), volunteers and students.

NOTE: Keep certificates of completion with your supervisor's signature on file at your worksite.

Required Training

Title X

All staff are required to complete Title X training within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services and annually thereafter. There are two different trainings, one for non-clinical staff and one for clinical staff. Please make sure you click on the appropriate link depending on your job function.

Non-Clinical

The purpose of this training is to educate non-clinical staff who provide Title X family planning services in New Mexico on the Title X family planning guidelines.The Title X Non-Clinical Training is designed to guide New Mexico non-clinical staff (receptionist, clerks, and administrative), who provide Title X services in New Mexico to:

  1. Gain knowledge to determine a client's need for a range of services.
  2. Inform and educate staff regarding information provided in the "New Mexico Family Planning Fee Collection Protocol", "Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects" and "Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the US Office of Population Affairs."
  3. Provide guidance on how to complete an income assessment & consent form.

Clinical

The purpose of this training is to educate clinical staff who provide Title X family planning services in New Mexico on the Title X family planning guidelines.The Title X Clinical Training is designed to guide New Mexico clinical staff (nurses, clinicians, counselors, students, medical assistants, medication technicians), who provide Title X services in New Mexico to:

  1. Gain knowledge to determine a client's need for a range of services.
  2. Inform and educate staff regarding information provided in the "New Mexico Family Planning Fee Collection Protocol," "Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects" and "Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the US Office of Population Affairs."
  3. Provide guidance on how to complete an income assessment & consent form.
  4. Assist clients in developing a client centered reproductive life plan.
  5. Provide counseling on contraception, pregnancy testing, achieving pregnancy and basic infertility, sexually transmitted infections, preconception health, related preventive health and referrals.

Reporting Abuse and Human Trafficking

This training provides basic guidelines to for most common situations seen in New Mexico Title X clinics. All clinic providers will also follow your agencies guideline/protocol for reporting, tracking and documenting reports made for adult/child abuse and human trafficking.

All staff are required to complete this training within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services and annually thereafter.

This training provides basic guidelines to for most common situations seen in New Mexico Title X clinics. All clinic providers will also follow your agencies guideline/protocol for reporting, tracking, and documenting reports made for adult/child abuse and human trafficking.

Visit the Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting & Human Trafficking Online Training page to begin.

These courses (above) are located on NMTRAIN (Home - NM.TRAIN - an affiliate of the TRAIN Learning Network powered by the Public Health Foundation) and requires the user to create an account to print certificates following completion of the course and assessment.

For help setting up an account, go to TRAIN Tutorials

Cultural Competency in Family Planning Care eLearning

All staff are required to complete this training at least once within 90 days of hire or delivering Title X services.

This training course (Cultural Competency in Family Planning Care eLearning) is located on the Reproductive Health National Training Center (RHNTC) website at Reproductive Health National Training Center (rhntc.org) (formerly known as FPNTC). This course can help service sites fulfill the Title X program requirement for training on culturally competent care to better meet the needs of diverse populations in the Title X network.

The user is FIRST required to create a RHNTC account at Reproductive Health National Training Center (rhntc.org), log in, enter course name in "Search" field then proceed to complete the course. Print a certificate after completion.

Course link: Cultural Competency in Family Planning Care - Overview (rhntc.org), however create account FIRST and log in before completing this course.

Violence, Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use

Only licensed professionals are required to complete this Violence, Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use (VAST) training at least once within 30 days of hire or delivering of Title X services.

Other Required Trainings

For other requirements, refer to your agency’s written policies & procedures for trainings that address HIPAA, civil rights and work safety.

Reproductive Health Clinic

This is a partnership between the University of New Mexico’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Project ECHO, in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Health, Family Planning Program.The Family Planning Program collaborates with UNM Project ECHO and Department of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to provide all interested clinic staff bi-weekly one hour webinar, using interactive evidence-based learning and a 10-15 minute educational case presentation with no-cost continuing educational credits.

For more information, and to sign up for email notifications of webinars, or access to the curriculum schedule and case presentation form links, go to the Reproductive Health | ECHO Institute Programs website.

Recommended Trainings - See Appendix D

Related Family Planning Trainings

Resources