Patient Safety Simulation Lab: Obstetric Emergencies Prerequisite

This blended learning activity includes an online prerequisite for the live Crisis Resource Management Advanced Obstetric Emergencies Simulation course and addresses obstetric hemorrhage protocols. Participants must successfully complete the online prerequisite before participating in the live simulation training.  

In Baptist Health’s unique training program, participants practice cognitive, technical and behavioral skills on computer-operated mannequins programmed to replicate life-threatening medical emergencies. The interactive simulation models are developed to respond to participants’ actions.  

Target Audience

Obstetricians, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (General), and Anesthesiologists.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the key elements of the maternal hemorrhage plan (MHP).
  • Define quantifying blood loss (QBL).
  • Explain the use of devices for obstetric hemorrhage. 
Additional information
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 183, Postpartum Hemorrhage. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017;130(4)e168-1186.
  • Quality Improvement Initiative for Obstetric Hemorrhage Management (OHI): Hospital Level Implementation Guide. Maternal Mortality Initiative, 2013.
  • Joint Commission. (2019). Provision of care treatment, and services standards for maternal safety. R3 Report: Requirement, Rational, Reference, 24, 1–6. Retrieved from
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.25 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Larry Spiegelman, M.D.
Faculty, Baptist Health Patient Safety Simulation Lab

Rosy M. Gonzalez, R.N., MSN 
Manager, Patient Safety Simulation Lab

Larry Spiegelman, M.D., conference director and Rosy M. Gonzalez, R.N., MSN, content contributor of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose, and have indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.

*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this blended learning material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.25 Nurse Practitioners
Please login or register for a Baptist Health CME account to take this course.

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