ALSO Provider Course November 10, 2018

The Alaska Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce that we will again be hosting an ALSO (Advance Life Support in Obstetrics) Provider course on Saturday, November 10 at the Alaska Family Medicine Residency in Anchorage.  The course topics and schedule can be found online.

The one-day ALSO course format is an evidence-based interprofessional training program that prepares members of the entire maternity care team to better manage obstetric emergencies through teaching standardized approaches to care. This comprehensive course encourages team-based learning amongst physicians, residents, nurse midwives, and registered nurses in order to improve patient safety and positively impact maternal outcomes.

Learners will successfully complete required online course elements at their own pace prior to attending the one-day live portion of the course. The live portion of the course then provides multiple hands-on opportunities for learners to practice their skills and apply what they have learned. This is accomplished by rotating learners through interactive group case study workstations, in situ skills workstations, and simulated hands-on group testing scenarios throughout the day.

The ALSO Provider course is an ABOG Maintenance of Certification (MOC) approved simulation course that will afford ABOG participants credit during their MOC cycle.

This Live activity, ALSO Provider Course, with a date range of 11/10/2018 – 11/10/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

At the successful completion of the ALSO Provider Course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth urgencies and emergencies, which standardizes the skills of practicing maternity care providers.
  • Demonstrate content and skill acquisition as evidenced by successful completion of online course examination, skills workstations, and group testing stations.

Registration and Cost

AKAFP Members:  $475.00

Non-Members: $700.00

Register Here

Course is limited to 30 participants!

After the first 30 attendees register, those interested will be placed on a first come, first served waiting list.


For more information on ALSO, visit the ALSO website.

The AKAFP must receive notice of cancellation in writing no later than October 12, 2018.  Requests for full cancellations will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.

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