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Advance Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)

Event Details

Date Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time 8:30am - 5:30pm
Cost $475.00
Location 311 S. Clark St
Carroll, IA 51401
see map
Contact Christina Woerdehoff

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) is an evidence-based, interprofessional, and multidisciplinary training program that equips the entire maternity care team with skills to effectively manage obstetric emergencies. This comprehensive course encourages a standardized team-based approach amongst physicians, residents, nurse midwives, registered nurses and other members of the maternity care team to improve patient safety and positively impact maternal outcomes.

Course Objectives

1. Discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth urgencies and emergencies, which standardizes the skills of practicing maternity care providers.

2. Demonstrate content and skill acquisition as evidenced by successful completion of online course examination, skills workstations, and group testing stations.

3. Provide safe team leadership through various emergency obstetric scenarios.

4. Demonstrate effective team communication strategies focusing on patient safety.


The AAFP has reviewed ALSO Provider Course and deemed it acceptable for up to 8.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 9/27/2023 to 9/27/2023. 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 9.60 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN 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.

St. Anthony Education Center
4th Floor of the Surgery Building
Parking is available in the parking garage

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