BLSO Online Provider Course - 3rd Edition

Release Date:  May 1, 2019

Welcome to the online portion of your BLSO Provider Course. We hope you will find the information and structure of the course supports your individualized learning needs. The design allows for you to engage in learning the lecture and chapter material at your own pace so that upon attending the Live portion of the course you are prepared for the hands-on simulation and group testing required to receive your BLSO provider status.

All required materials and the post-assessment with a passing score of 80% must be completed at least 24 hours prior to attending the Live portion of the course. After passing the post-assessment and claiming credit, you will have the opportunity to print or download your Letter of Participation and Wallet Card from your AAFP Account. Provide the Letter of Participation to your course sponsor, if requested. Please understand without successful completion of the online BLSO course, admission to the BLSO Live course will be prohibited.

CLICK HERE to watch a welcome video about this course. (required)

Instructions

  1. Download the [UPDATE MANUAL LINK!] BLSO Provider Course Manual (PDF file).
  2. Take the Pre-Assessment (required).
  3. Review the materials for each Session and complete the required post-assessment that follows.
  4. When you have completed all of the chapters and their quizzes, take the final Post-Assessment. You must pass the course Post-Assessment with at least 80% accuracy to earn credit and attend the live portion of the course.
  5. You must select ‘Claim Credit’ at the end of this online course to generate the Letter of Participation in your AAFP Account and to attend the live portion of the BLSO Provider Course.

You may review any previously completed step at any time. All of the sessions must be completed in order to complete the course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

1. Improve the management of normal deliveries, as well as obstetrical emergencies through teaching basic, standardized skills to first responders and various other healthcare workers.

2. Facilitate productive, collegial interactions among students interested in maternity care, first responders, and maternity care providers.

3. Assist in establishing and maintaining high standards of education and training for pre-hospital care providers; ED personnel; as well as medical, nursing, and physician assistant students.

4. Promote teamwork and patient safety to improve the quality of maternity care provided by pre-hospital care providers; ED personnel; and medical, nursing, and physician assistant students.

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: 

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CME Credit Information: 

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Disclosures: 

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Course summary
Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
03/01/2022
Cost:
$875.00

Contributors

Editorial Board

Lawrence Leeman, Family Physician, UNM School of Medicine, Medical Editor
Lee Dresang, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Associate Medical Editor
David Gregory, Family Physician, University of VA, Associate Medical Editor
Jeffrey Quinlan, Family Physician, CAPT, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Associate Medical Editor

Advisory Board

Shad Deering, OB/GYN, Col, Uniformed Services University
Ann Evensen, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Gretchen Heinrichs, OB/GYN, Denver Health
Sally Hersh, Certified Nurse Midwife, OR Health and Science University
Sarah Jones, Family Physician, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN)
Sajjini Thomas, Family Medicine, Presence Medical Group
Johanna Warren, Family Physician, OR Health and Science University

Authors

Janice Anderson, Family Physician, Forbes Hospital
Postpartum Hemorrhage
R. Eugene Bailey, Family Physician, Upstate Medical University
Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
Melissa Beagle, Family Physician, Denver Health
First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
Rebecca Benko, Family Physician, MultiCare Tacoma Family Medicine
Preterm Labor and Prelabor Rupture of Membranes
Timothy Canavan, OB/GYN, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Third- and Fourth-Degree Perineal Lacerations
Brendon Cullinan, Family Physician, North Point Health and Wellness Center
Maternal Resuscitation and Trauma
Mark Deutchman, Family Physician, University of CO School of Medicine
Diagnostic Ultrasound in Labor and Delivery, First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
Lee Dresang, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Safety in Maternity Care, Maternal Venous Thromboembolism,
Ann Evensen, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Robert Gobbo, Family Physician, Providence Health Services
Shoulder Dystocia
Jessica Goldstein, Family Physician, Natividad Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
Cardiac Complications of Pregnancy
Gretchen Heinrichs, OB/GYN, Denver Health
Late Pregnancy Bleeding
Kim Hinshaw, OB/GYN, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Shoulder Dystocia
Caroline Homer, Certified Nurse Midwife, University of Technology Sydney

Staff

Robyn Brumble, MSN, RNC-OB, AAFP Manager of Maternity Care, Managing Editor
Gaylynn Butts, BSN, RN, AAFP, Maternity Care Program Specialist, Editorial Assistant
Carla Cherry, AAFP Maternity Care Program Specialist
Katie Mulik Dayani, MLS, AAFP Research Librarian
Elaine Gangel, AAFP Manager, CME Medical Editing
Jennifer Head, AAFP Maternity Care Program Specialist
Brandon Nelson, AAFP Associate Editor, CME Medical Editing
Stacey Herrmann, AAFP Production Graphics Manager
Medical Illustrations by Lisa Clark, Clark Medical Illustration, Fort Worth, TX
Douglas E. Henley, MD, AAFP Executive Vice President
Clif Knight, MD, AAFP, Senior Vice President for Education

Total possible CME credit: 9.00 Prescribed credits

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
03/01/2022
 
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