The Obstetric Patient Safety (OPS) Classroom Course for Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) provides students with education on best practices and treatment principles known to
effectively manage postpartum hemorrhage. This course consists of didactic content, skills stations, and simulation exercises that include team debriefing.
AWHONN Course Fees
AWHONN Course fees are dependent upon the location, a private program at your facility or registering for an upcoming course.
The goal of the OPS Classroom Course for PPH is to disseminate postpartum hemorrhage best practices to obstetric clinicians. This will improve obstetric clinician’s recognition of, readiness for, response to, and reporting of postpartum hemorrhage providing greater access for women to receive early, effective, and aggressive lifesaving treatments for this obstetric emergency.
The overarching objectives are to:
Discuss, review, and return demonstrate effective management for women who have excessive bleeding after giving birth.
Use simulation-based cognitive, behavioral, and technical learning strategies to practice management of postpartum hemorrhage.
Criteria for Participation
Complete the PPH Education Course (online) or the Obstetrical Hemorrhage Course from Gnosis for OB. Prior to attending the classroom course, each participant must complete the AWHONN PPH Education Course (online) or the Obstetrical Hemorrhage Course from Gnosis for OB. As proof of completion, participants are required to provide a copy of the certificate of completion to the instructor at the beginning of the class.
Preparing for Your Course
Participants must purchase the OPS Classroom Course for PPH Student Materials. Student Materials, which contain presentation materials and skills station and simulation tools, must be purchased for each participant completing the classroom course. Materials cannot be shared or reused, as each resource contains a unique identification code that will allow each person to obtain a continuing education.