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Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course (previously named ALSO Provider Course) is an evidence-based, interprofessional, and multidisciplinary training program that equips 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.

Learners will be provided an e-mail that includes next steps and the ALSO Online Course URL. Content consists of a pre-test; recorded lectures; online case studies; workstation demonstrations; post-test and a course evaluation. Learners MUST CLAIM CREDIT to automatically register as 'Complete' and qualify to attend the Live Course.


1. Discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth urgencies and emergencies, which standardizes the skills of practicing maternity care providers.
2. Demonstrate content and skill acquisition as evidenced by successful completion of online course examination, skills workstations, and group testing stations.
3. Provide safe team leadership through various emergency obstetric scenarios.
4. Demonstrate effective team communication strategies focusing on patient safety.