•Counsel sexually active teens on the importance of always using dual methods—such as an IUD or hormonal method, and a condom—to prevent pregnancy, and STDs including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). •Take the time to help sexually active teen patients make an informed decision about what contraceptive method would suit them best. Counsel them on the importance of and how to use their contraception correctly and consistently Adolescent nursing in
When it comes to teenage females the nurse is there to provide an open line of communication and to provide education about their bodies, infections, and sex amongst other topics. A nurse is there to give them a form of authority but at the same time not be judgmental in any way; the patient needs to know they can have someone to talk to who will not roll their eyes or make them feel bad about themselves. (Cox, et al., 2014) suggests “Efforts that providers can take to increase the use of these services by teens include ensuring that clinic services are youth-friendly and providing teen patients with confidential, respectful, and culturally competent services” (p. 316). Giving sound advice and answering any concerns can provide a safe, trusting environment the teenage female will feel comfortable and continue to come for follow up visits which are very important. Although some instances do not need parental consent, involving the parents when applicable is definitely important.
There is a solution to this problem. Gay adoption. There is a rising amount of open homosexual couples everywhere and most of them would love to have kids, but it’s still illegal for homosexual couples to adopt children in some areas of the U.S., let alone the world. All across our country, and in other countries, there are children awaiting adoption and eager parents who would like to welcome those children into their homes but are banned from doing so. These parents have done nothing wrong and possess the same skills and resources as other potential parents, and yet they are not allowed to give a child everything he or she needs, love, protection, and security.
Sex education is a lifelong development of strong and positive outlook towards sexual health through the process of obtaining right information, practices, relationship and intimacy. The term sex education is often used to demonstrate human sexual composition, reproductive health, sexual contact, contraception and various other characteristics of sexual activities. It addresses all issues regarding sexuality and it’s a complex subject. It’s not limited to classroom instruction but application of the knowledge in everyday life. Anything in this curriculum which informs and prepares the child for his role in life, his relationship to others, facts about health habits, personal development, interest in work etc., is unquestionably preparing him for family living and therefore can be described as sex education (McManus, 1967).
2. Restatement of the thesis statement: Providing sex education in schools is essential and will be significant in reducing teen reproductive indicators such as pregnancy, abortion, and HIV rates because the knowledge that is imparted shall enhance awareness and responsibility among the adolescents 3. Closing remark: It is vital to implement sex education programs that will encourage responsible sexual behavior and enhance reproductive health among
The famous line from the classic 2000’s film Mean Girls, “Don 't have sex, because you will get pregnant and die!” mirrors the current state of sex education in America. Right now, only 24 US states mandate sex education, and the majority are abstinence only, as opposed to a comprehensive program. There are critical differences between comprehensive and abstinence-only sex education. Comprehensive sex ed provides age appropriate information about abstinence, contraceptives, reproductive choice, various sexualities, relationships and puberty. All is information is to be scientifically based and medically accurate.
If Kinsley didn 't have the option for free birth control, she would end up with more children that she can afford (Kinsley B.). Birth control should continue to be given out for free to help health problems, accidental pregnancies, and abortion rates. First of all, if birth control is given out for free, it will help with women 's health issues. Birth control helps with all women 's acne problems, it will clear up their faces on the daily use of the pill (Fetters). If you take birth control daily, it will help with your PMS (mood swings) (Fetters).
They think that they can have sex with their partner whenever and wherever they 4 want without fear or worry with all the risks that they may get by using condom. Because it can be used in preventing pregnancy and giving protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STD‟s). Then, condom become a “band-aid” solution in their mind. Therefore, based on the explanation above, the writer is interested to reveal what kind of image that Durex built through its advertisements, especially printed advertisements. The writer is going to analyze four Durex printed advertisements by using semiotic theory by Roland
And if they are positive for drug use, they must not feel paranoid and ashamed of themselves; many people can help them recover from that part of their life. Drug testing in schools or at home are both essential for the teenagers and to the
Thesis Statement: Research has shown that comprehensive sexual education is the best way to educate and help teenagers about topics like sex, sexuality, gender and much more, unlike other biased and inaccurate methods like abstinence-only education. I. Introduction: The two major sexual education programs that are taught in public schools across the US are known as comprehensive sexual education and abstinence-only education. A. Sexual education is an important aspect of a teenagers ' development.
Sue Alford describes the Sex Ed curriculum as: “Teaches about abstinence as the best method for avoiding STDs and unintended pregnancy, but also teaches about condoms and contraception… It also helps young people explore their own values, goals, and options” (3). The Sex Ed curriculum understands that abstinence is the best way to prevent STD and pregnancy rates, but they are also understanding that not everyone will wait until marriage to become sexually active. Because of this, they make sure they provide information that could benefit everyone. Although Sex Ed includes information regarding all aspects of sex, Abstinence Only Programs are a different story. The curriculum in Sex Ed and Abstinence Only Programs differ but the overall message in both are the same.
Using their views on the accessibility of birth control, Planned Parenthood has been educating teens in schools about being sexually active and the different Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) that students could put themselves at risk for (Who We Are, 2014). Teaching kids about sex in school as a mandatory course has some mixed reviews. Some parents think that is not ethical to bring intercourse to the thoughts of their children when they should be learning more from their core curriculums. On the other hand, teenagers are known to have sex regardless if it is to their parents knowledge or not and the parents find it okay to enlighten the child about this type of