Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

ALSO® Instructor Course

Current ALSO Provider Status Required

Instructor leads Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics course

Share Your Knowledge, Skill, and Experience

ALSO Instructor courses provide lifelong learning opportunities utilizing AAFP-produced material for use in learning skills to assist in teaching ALSO Provider courses.*

To be eligible to register for the Instructor course, your Provider status must be current as of the Instructor Course date.

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About the Course

This one-day course focuses on learning specific teaching skills for conducting didactic lectures, hands-on small group workstations, and testing stations as presented in the ALSO Provider course. Created and taught by multi-disciplinary maternity care providers, this course provides tools to help instructors learn how to educate adult learners in a positive, constructive and respectful manner.

What You Will Learn

ALSO Instructor Courses includes sessions on:

  • Teaching interactive workstations using mannequins and other equipment
  • Presenting effective lectures
  • Teaching workstations using slides
  • Offering effective feedback

*To verify your ALSO status, including deadline for renewal, please contact ALSO program staff at (800) 274-2237 ext. 8722 or

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Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) offers the knowledge and skills needed by healthcare providers to effectively manage emergencies during pregnancy.

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