Original research article| Volume 91, ISSUE 1, P76-79, January 2015

“Get It and Forget It:” online evaluation of a theory-based IUD educational video in English and Spanish



      Get It & Forget It, an educational video about intrauterine devices (IUDs), was developed and evaluated.

      Study design

      A feasibility study and a pre/post evaluation nested within a randomized trial were conducted to test change in knowledge about IUDs and intention to get an IUD after viewing a theory-driven dramatic video. Participants (n=315) completed surveys before and after watching the video.


      Knowledge about IUD effectiveness increased significantly (33% to 64%, p<.001), as did intention to use an IUD (18% to 36%, p<.001) postvideo.


      An online theory-driven video intervention can reach young women seeking information about long-acting contraception.


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