Special DelivERies – Managing Births in the Emergency Setting
(Jointly provided by Special DelivERies)
Saturday, April 7, 2018
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.
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.
- 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
This course is designed for emergency medicine physicians, allied health providers and anyone who manages deliveries.
- Educate emergency medicine providers in the management of normal and complicated deliveries occurring in emergency settings.
- Provide hands on training in the management of normal and complicated deliveries.
- Help providers manage the high risk, low frequency events around deliveries.
- Practice complications including shoulder dystocia, breech delivery, eclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage and multiple gestation.
Tentative Course Schedule
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Welcome and Overview
Six Rotating Stations of 30 minutes each with breaks
Station 1: Vaginal Deliveries, Labor Assessment, Placental Abnormalities, Nuchal Cords
Station 2: Breech/Cord Prolapse
Station 3: Shoulder Dystocia
Station 4: Postpartum Hemorrhage
Station 5: Preterm Labor/Twin Deliveries
Station 6: Resuscitation of Term Pregnant Patient
Speakers, titles and times are subject to change.
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
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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