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24th Annual Scientific Assembly

April 7-11, 2018
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego, CA

Special DelivERies – Managing Births in the Emergency Setting

(Jointly provided by Special DelivERies)

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:00am-12:30pm  

 

Course Description

This course is designed to provide hands on training in the management of normal and complicated deliveries in the emergency setting. The station simulations will educate emergency providers on managing high risk and low frequency events around deliveries. Participants will be given the opportunity to practice complications including shoulder dystocia, breech delivery, eclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage and multiple gestation. Participants will be actively involved in hands-on practice as well as small group discussions.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and Special DelivERies. The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Course Fee

  • AAEM Member Physician/Allied Health Professional: Early Bird $775 | Late (after March 6) $875
  • AAEM Resident/Fellow: Early Bird $350 | Late (after March 6) $450
  • Non-AAEM Member: Early Bird $945 | Late (after March 6) $1,045

 

Learning Objectives

This course is designed for emergency medicine physicians, allied health providers and anyone who manages deliveries.

  1. Educate emergency medicine providers in the management of normal and complicated deliveries occurring in emergency settings.
  2. Provide hands on training in the management of normal and complicated deliveries.
  3. Help providers manage the high risk, low frequency events around deliveries.
  4. Practice complications including shoulder dystocia, breech delivery, eclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage and multiple gestation.

 

Tentative Course Schedule

Saturday, April 7, 2018

8:00am–8:30am

Welcome and Overview
Valerie Dobiesz, MD MPH
Kathleen Kerrigan, MD

8:30am–12:30pm

Six Rotating Stations of 30 minutes each with breaks

Station 1: Vaginal Deliveries, Labor Assessment, Placental Abnormalities, Nuchal Cords 
Nuriya Robinson, MD

Station 2: Breech/Cord Prolapse 
Kathleen Wittels, MD

Station 3: Shoulder Dystocia 
Samreen Vora, MD

Station 4: Postpartum Hemorrhage  
Valerie Dobiesz, MD MPH

Station 5: Preterm Labor/Twin Deliveries  
Dan Robinson, MD

Station 6: Resuscitation of Term Pregnant Patient
Kathleen Kerrigan, MD

Speakers, titles and times are subject to change.

 

Course Directors

Valerie Dobiesz, MD MPH
Director of External Programs: STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Faculty Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Kathleen Kerrigan, MD
Director for Simulation for Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Baystate Medical Center. Board certified in EM and Ob/Gyn, Springfield, MA

 

Course Faculty

Dan Robinson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine; Director of Simulation, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Nuriya Robinson, MD
Physician Specialist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Samreen Vora, MD 
Medical Director of Simulation Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Kathleen Wittels, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

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Download the "Special DelivERies – Managing Births in the Emergency Setting" toolkit to help spread the word about this pre-conference course. Toolkit contents include:

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