Basic Life Support in Obstetrics

Serve as BLSO® Faculty

All BLSO Courses are required to construct a faculty team that is comprised of at least 50% ALSO Approved Instructors.

Other instructors may include qualified health professionals actively practicing maternity care, emergency management of maternity care, or medical or nursing education.

BLSO Faculty Qualifications

Faculty for BLSO Courses are required to meet the same standards as instructors for those at ALSO Courses.* View ALSO Faculty requirements »

State listings of ALSO Approved Instructors and Advisory Faculty can be requested by contacting ccherry@aafp.org .


*BLSO and ALSO Approved Instructor Status Maintenance

Teaching in a BLSO course now counts toward the ALSO Approved Instructor status maintenace requirement of teaching in three courses every five years.

Join the BLSO
Instructor List

Valid ALSO Approved Instructor and/or ALSO Advisory Faculty status required.

Contact Us

Carla Cherry
ALSO Program Specialist
BLSO Coordinator
ccherry@aafp.org
(800) 274-2237 x6554

Diana Winslow
ALSO Program Manager
BLSO Program Manager
dwinslow@aafp.org
(800) 274-2237 x6550

Join the BLSO
Instructor List

Valid ALSO Approved Instructor and/or ALSO Advisory Faculty status required.

Contact Us

Carla Cherry
ALSO Program Specialist
BLSO Coordinator
ccherry@aafp.org
(800) 274-2237 x6554

Diana Winslow
ALSO Program Manager
BLSO Program Manager
dwinslow@aafp.org
(800) 274-2237 x6550