Description Note: Please contact an OPS Instructor prior to purchasing this 3rd Edition program. This program is designed to be taught by a valid OPS Instructor, Designated Instructor, or Instructor Trainer, and includes both an online prerequisite and in-person content. Additional fees may vary based on the individual OPS instructor. Visit www.awhonn.org/ops for more information.
After you purchase this course, you will receive an email with your OPS Participant Code, information on how to access your prerequisite course and obtain your contact hour certificate. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this email.
The Obstetric Patient Safety (OPS): Obstetric Emergencies Workshop uses simulation to practice recognizing and responding to patients during an obstetric emergency. Debriefing after the simulation provides clinicians the ability to reflect on what went well and to identify areas of opportunity. Clinicians working in the following departments: perinatal, emergency, medical-surgical, ICU, and critical access will find this course essential to caring for patients presenting with an obstetric emergency.
- • Identify key factors that place the patient at higher risk for an obstetric emergency
- • Demonstrate effective management for pregnant or postpartum person during an obstetric emergency.
- • Role-play with a multidisciplinary team using simulation-based cognitive, behavioral, and technical learning strategies to practice management of a patient experiencing an obstetric emergency
The course content also meets the Joint Commission requirements for PC 06.01.01 Reduce likelihood of harm related to maternal hemorrhage and PC.06.03.01 Reduce the likelihood of harm related to maternal severe hypertension/preeclampsia.
Contact hours/CME: 10.75 hours (0.75 pharmacy hours) Nursing contact hours/CME available through 05/31/2025.
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity. AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider # CEP580.
Physicians, this activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and AWHONN. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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