Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics® (ALSO) INSTRUCTOR Course
ALSO® INSTRUCTOR Course
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Instructor Course equips current ALSO Providers with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively teach ALSO curses. ALSO is an evidenced based, interprofessional and multidisciplinary training program that euqips 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.
Any clinician providing obstetrical care who has already obtained their ALSO Provider status is eligible to become an approved ALSO Approved Instructor. This includes physicians as well as residents, registered nurses, midwives, nurse practitioners, paramedics, and physician assistants or any other healthcare worker who has obtained their ALSO Provider STatus. The ALSO Instructor Course equips current ALSO Providers with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively teach ALSO courses. Any learner in the ALSO Instructor Course who has not completed the most current version of the ALSO online content must do so prior to the Instructor Course to familiarize themselves with the course's new educational format.
Overall Course Objectives:
- Discuss educational tools that can be used when giving feedack to ALSO® course participants.
- Describe how to assist participants in dealing with questions and conflicts that can occur in the workstations.
- Demonstrate teaching capabilities by providing hands-on role-play utilizing maternal-fetal mannequins along with timely feedback in order to adapt teaching methods to various situations.
- Demonstrate the ability to facilitate group discussion, as well as consider ways to implement faculty and learner feedback to enhance the educational experience.
COURSE PRE-WORK: Learners will be provided an email with instructions on how to instantly access, download and print the ALSO Instructor Manal to read/review prior to the course. There are no pre- or post-test requirements. Upon completion of the evaluation and claiming of credit at the live course, the letter of participation will be e-mailed to each learner individually.
AFTER THE COURSE: Upon course completion, the ALSO Course Sponsor is resonsible for providing post-course documentation to the ALSO program within 2 weeks. After the Course Sponsor has sumitted all required post-course documentation, learners who successfully passed the course will be e-mailed letters of participation by the AAFP.
Learners will be designated as ALSO Instructor Candidates after receiving a passing grade for this course Instructor Candidates are then required to:
- Be observed by an Advisory Faculty teaching in one o ALSO Provider Corsewithin 1 year of their Instructor Course date
- Have the Advisory Faculty of that course recommend your status be changed from ALSO Instructor Candidate to ALSO Approved Instructor.
Please Note: There are no walled cards generated until the Instructor Candidte is observed teaching the first time and an Advisory Faculty recommends the Instructor Candidate have their status officially changed to an ALSO Approved Instructor within the AAFP database. Within 4 weeks of being observed teaching a course and receiving the recommendation, the AAFP will e-mail a walled card to the learner indicating their new status of ALSO Approved Instructor with applicable expiration dates.
Registration deadline is April 10, 2020.
If you have any questions, please call Frances LoRaso at 732-937-5437 ext. 110.
Class size is limited.
Course fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and ALSO Blended Course Classroom Learner Online Content & Provider Manual PDF Download. You may purchase the ALSO Provider Manual hard copy for an additional fee.
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CME & CNE Information
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Determination of credit is pending. CME credit for the Instructor course can be obtained by physicians only at this time. This course does not qualify for CNE nursing contact hours due to nursing state board regulations.
Maintenance of Certifiation (MOC)
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gyneclology (ABOG) MOC standards now allow participation in ABOG-approved Simulation Courses to meet the annual Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirement for OBGYNs. This course has been approved to meet ABOG Improvement in Medical Practice requirements for 2016-2018. Please review the 2016 MOC Bulletin at www.abog.org/bulletins/MOC2016pdf for further information.
- $250.00 - CJFHC Member Hospital *
- $350.00 - All Others
- $50.00 ALSO Provider Manual hard copy
No refunds - after link has been emailed to the registrant.