Advanced Training for Obstetric Care
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) helps physicians and other maternity health care providers develop and maintain the knowledge and skills they need to effectively manage potential emergencies during the perinatal period. The program additionally serves as an aid for training residents in obstetrics as well as family medicine.
Emergency Care and More
While emphasizing labor and delivery room emergency care, the ALSO program also addresses preventive care and practice concerns, including, but not limited to:
- Prenatal risk assessment
- First-trimester bleeding
- Consultant relationships
- Helping parents cope with a birth crisis
- Information on reducing medical malpractice risk
Through hands-on, team-based learning experiences facilitated by ALSO Approved Instructors, participants in the ALSO Program gain practical knowledge and skills to provide advanced maternity care with confidence.