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Preventative sexual education can reduce the negative health outcomes of sexual behavior in adolescent populations.1 The objective of this pilot study was to determine if sexual education can be delivered as a scripted five-minute module during a routine adolescent office visit in a manner that is non-disruptive of clinic flow and acceptable to both patients and providers.

• 85% of providers reported the intervention did not interrupt clinic flow

• 86% of patients reported the intervention to be appropriate and 92% of providers were satisfied overall with the intervention

These pilot data highlight that the incorporation of brief scripted sexual education into routine adolescent preventative office visits is both feasible and acceptable to patients and providers.

Publication Date

11-30-2016

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Exploring the Feasibility of Incorporating Sexual Education into Routine Adolescent Office Visits, CWIC-PH, College within a college, Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson College of Population Health

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Medicine and Health Sciences | Pediatrics

Exploring the Feasibility of Incorporating Sexual Education into Routine Adolescent Office Visits

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