This education is currently offered for 0.0 CME credit as it's designed to be an introductory component to a hands-on obstetrical emergency simulation course. This didactic course will provide the most recent evidence based research on an obstetric emergency that a provider might encounter - operative vaginal delivery - and appropriate management options for this emergency. Following this online course, participants will be required to complete the hands-on simulation course.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to apply evidence based guidelines for the use of forceps, and perform the technical maneuvers associated with forceps-assisted delivery.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to apply evidence based guidelines for the use of a vacuum in delivery, and perform the technical maneuvers associated with vacuum-assisted delivery.
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Family Practice Physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for patients during pregnancy.