Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

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Residents practice how to deliver a baby from a faculty member.

I had a ton of fun, learned a lot, and enjoyed interacting with the other medical students and family physicians in attendance. -Past course participant

Dates: September 7-8, 2017

Location: University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center

Maintain the knowledge and skills required to manage potential emergencies during the perinatal period by taking the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) course.

This course offers lectures and hands-on training in preventative care, practice concerns, and labor and delivery room emergency care. All hands-on training sessions are facilitated by approved ALSO® instructors.

Topics

  • First trimester complications
  • Labor dystocia
  • Preterm labor/premature rupture of membranes
  • Safety in maternity care
  • Vaginal bleeding late in pregnancy

Skills stations

  • Assisted vaginal delivery
  • Intrapartum fetal surveillance
  • Malpresentations
  • Perineal laceration repair
  • Postpartum hemorrhage/maternal resuscitation
  • Shoulder dystocia

Registration

Registration is for non-University of Minnesota family medicine residents, medical students, and community physicians or healthcare professionals. Fees include tuition, syllabus, parking, continental breakfast, refreshments, and lunch.

1. Please contact us first to reserve a spot and to confirm the date and location:

2. Fill out and submit the 2016-17 Course Registration Form

Continuing medical education credits

This Live activity, ALSO Provider Course, with a date range of 02/09/2017 - 02/10/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Family Physicians is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 17.1 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number; LT0278-0312. This is an advanced level course and may not be suitable for all general continuing nursing education.


Photo release

We may take photos of instructors and learners at our programmatic courses, and these may appear in the department’s and/or University of Minnesota’s marketing and promotional materials (e.g., brochures, posters, social media, websites, etc.). Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography subsequent usage. If you do not want to be photographed, please let us know by contacting Heidi Cerdas Monge, MBA, 612-625-0953, hcerdasm@umn.edu.