HOW IT WORKS

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LEARNING TO CHART WITH CREIGHTON

Each new client receives materials which include a user manual, a chart and stamps for 6 cycles, and various handouts to assist you in gaining confidence quickly.

 

Then, an Introductory Session is provided which is a presentation of the anatomy, physiology and bio-markers on which the Creighton Model is founded, along with data and studies demonstrating the effectiveness of the system. How and when to make and observations are covered with examples along with instructions on how to use the chart and stamps with practical applications. 

After the Introductory Session, a woman can begin charting right away, and then eight (8) appointments, called Follow Ups, are scheduled over the course of one year (see schedule below). The first four Follow Ups are 2 weeks apart so that confidence in the system can be achieved quickly. These 1 hour appointments consist of a personalized and detailed discussion with your Practitioner including: making standardized observations properly, reviewing the chart and any corrections, viewing a picture dictionary, use assessment of the system, review of instructions for avoiding or achieving pregnancy, health and hygiene, and incorporating SPICE for overall well being.  Important bio-markers are evaluated as well. Causes of infertility can be monitored and evaluated in collaboration with NaProTECHNOLOGY.

FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE*

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*The Follow Up Appointment Schedule can be adjusted based on client need or if reproductive category changes.

THE CREIGHTON MODEL PRACTITIONER

The work of a FertilityCare Practitioner is to assist couples in managing all of their fertility-related issues in a way which is completely consistent with Catholic teaching.

The Education Program for FertilityCare Practitioners is 13 months in duration and for FertilityCare Medical Consultants, it is 6 months in duration. Both of these programs require two, 7- to 9-day “total immersion” courses while the remaining portions of the education are completed by long-distance supervision. The programs are either accredited or in the process of accreditation by the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals.
 
Internationally recognized, the FertilityCare Education Program's objective is to create a new allied health profession through intense and focused educational process of Education Phases and Supervised Practicums. These two phases teach the details of FertilityCare management for the Practitioner and NaProTECHNOLOGY for the Medical Consultant, thus producing highly educated professionals who can enter their communities and empower women and couples seeking these services.