The following are videos created by ARSHEP faculty members that can be used as teaching tools to explore best practices in caring for adolescent and young adult patients. The videos show a mix of great interactions and not-so-great interactions, all of which are intended to stimulate discussion with trainees and learners.
Case Video 1: Annual Visit, Abuse at Home
In these two videos, a clinic visit for a suspected urinary tract infection reveals more serious concerns.
Case Video 2: Caring for a Young Person with a Chronic Condition
These two videos demonstrate how to initiate conversations around sexual health with patients receiving ongoing care for chronic health conditions.
Case Video 3: Asking a Parent to Step Out
These videos demonstrate how to ask parents to step out of the exam room to allow teens to talk privately with their clinician.
Case Video 4: Requesting Birth Control, Young Adolescent
In these two videos, a provider counsels a young teen about birth control and healthy sexual relationships.
Case Video 5: Coming Out
In these two scenarios, a long-time patient comes into the clinic with stomach issues but is also struggling with his sexuality.
Case Video 6: Sexual History Taking and Gender
These two videos highlight the experience of a transgender patient visiting a new primary care provider for care unrelated to his gender identity.
Case Video 7: Sports Physical and Sexual History
These two scenes demonstrate how a typical sports physical is also an opportunity to discuss sexual health.
Case Video 8: Male Adolescent Reproductive Health
These two videos present essential discussions to have with young men and reveal an opportunity for practicing culturally competent care.
Case Video 9: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
These scenarios demonstrate a conversation about long-acting contraception and the importance of shared decision-making.
Case Video 10: Drop-in Visit for Emergency Contraception
These videos demonstrate repeated requests for emergency contraception and highlight that a patient’s sexual orientation doesn’t determine their sexual behavior or risks.
Case Video 11: Annual Visit, Sexually Transmitted Infections
These two scenes focus on a patient in a long-term relationship, not currently using condoms, who suspects a sexually transmitted infection.
Case Video 12: STI Screening
In this scenario, the provider discusses STI screening options with a patient whose girlfriend has asked that he get tested before they have sex.
Case Video 13: Discomfort Wearing Condoms
A suspected sexually transmitted infection leads this provider to discuss why patients should consistently use condoms. Both scenarios demonstrate how providers can facilitate condom use.
Case Video 14: Unintended Pregnancy
In these two videos, a visit for flu-like symptoms leads a provider to discuss pregnancy options and offer referrals for support.
Case Video 15: Hoping for a Positive Pregnancy Test
In these scenes, a patient seeks pregnancy and the provider has an opportunity to offer information and support. This scenario illustrates the importance of creating an environment for healthy decision-making, promoting youth agency, and recognizing autonomy as a first step in patient-centered care.