Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
November 11 - 12, 2017
Day 1:
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Day 2:
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Location Name
Alaska Family Medicine Residency
1201 E 36th Ave
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range
$450.00 - $610.00 (depending on options)

Host And Instructor

Alaska Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Ellen Hodges MD


C.E. Credit for Physician - American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP): 14.50
Specialization: Prescribed
This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.5 Prescribed credit hours by the AAFP.

Training Overview Description

An educational program designed to enhance cognitive and procedural skills of maternity health care providers including physicians, nurses, and certified nurse midwifes to help them manage obstetrical emergencies.

- Discuss ways of improving the management of obstetrical urgencies and emergencies which may help standardize the skills of practicing maternity care providers.
- Discuss the importance of utilizing regional maternity care services and identify possible barriers which might limit access.
- Successfully complete the course written test and megadelivery testing station.

The material presented in the ALSO course is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

The AAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury, or other damages, resulting to any individual attending this course and for all claims which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by physician, or any other person.

Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the data presented at this course. Physicians should check specific details, such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application.

Lodging available at Midtown Residence Inn
1025 35th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99508
907 563-9844 Please ask about government and other discounts available

Maternal and Child Health
Womens Health
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
Physician Assistant
Other Nurse Practitioner
Other Mid-Level Providers
NP - Women's Health
NP - Pediatric
NP - Family Practice
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Medicine Physician
General Surgeon
Obstetrics and Gynecologist
Other Physician

Registration Information

Register online at

Enrollment is limited to 50 participants on a first come, first served basis. Enrollment fee includes all lectures and course materials. There will be no refunds of course fees for cancellations made after October 15, 2015.