We offer a variety of programs throughout the year. Our most recent program “From Burned Out to Fired Up” was presented Dr. Kenneth Davis and provided participants with 1 hour Ethics CME credit.
Advanced Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO)
ALSO is an educational program we offer every June to enhance the cognitive and procedural skills of healthcare professionals to help them manage obstetrical emergencies. Participants will have hands-on experience in the use of forceps and vacuum, breech presentation, shoulder dystocia, neonatal resuscitation and ultrasound. The course is directed primarily toward maternity care providers, including physicians, nurses, and certified nurse midwives.
Overall Course Objectives
Identify ways of improving the management of obstetrical urgencies and emergencies which may help standardize the skills of practicing maternity care providers.
Understand the importance of utilizing regional maternity care services and identify possible barriers which might limit access.
Successfully complete the course written test and megadelivery testing station
For more information, please contact our Education Coordinator, Gretchen Smith, at 936.523.5225 or via email at GSmith@lonestarfamily.org.