Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

ALSO® Refresher Course

For ALSO Provider Status Renewal

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Maintain Your Advanced Obstetric Knowledge and Skills

Staying up-to-date on advances in emergency obstetric protocols and practices is a vital part of providing high quality maternity care.

About the Course

Renew your knowledge, skills, and ALSO Provider status before it expires* when you successfully complete this course. 

This course is ideal for providers who just want a review of the most current updated curriculum.

*ALSO Provider status is valid for five years. An additional five-year provider status term may be earned by completing this course prior to the expiration of your original five-year Provider status term.

If your ALSO Provider status has expired, you must attend an ALSO Provider Course to regain ALSO Provider status.

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Refresher Course

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What You Will Learn

Review the basics of the ALSO curriculum, including:

  • Safety in Maternity Care
  • Hands-on Workstations:
    • Postpartum Hemorrhage
    • Shoulder Dystocia
    • Maternal Resuscitation
    • Assisted Vaginal Delivery
  • Learn about recent research and advances in emergency obstetric care.

Check Your Status as an ALSO Provider

To verify your ALSO Provider status, including deadline for renewal, please contact ALSO Program Staff at 1-800-274-2237 ext. 8722.

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Learn More About the ALSO Program

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

  • ALSO Program Overview
  • How to sponsor an ALSO course in your area
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Discover Basic Life Support in Obstetrics

Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO®) is designed to equip participants with crucial information on normal delivery as well as obstetric emergencies. 

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