Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course

The ALSO program combines evidence-based hands-on simulation training with multidisciplinary team-based approaches to enable better management obstetric emergencies. The ALSO training curriculum addresses issues such as: complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, safety in maternity care, and maternal resuscitation.

Participants should be able to discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth emergencies, which may help standardize the skills of practicing maternity care providers, and demonstrate content and skill acquisition as demonstrated by successful completion of the course written exam and mega delivery testing station.

In 2004 Juzoor obtained an exclusive license from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to offer this course in the West Bank and Gaza, making Palestine the second country in the Arab world to implement ALSO trainings.

Successful completion of this course awards ALSO Provider status for five years. The course is available in English.

Primary Audience: All maternity care providers, including physicians, residents, nurse midwives, registered nurses, and other clinicians.

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