Frequently Asked Questions
What are the goals or objectives of this course?
1. Familiarize student with the special needs of obstetrical patients in transport.
2. Understand common conditions warranting transport. Adequately assess maternal patients, provide
proper interventions necessary for stabilization and ensuring appropriate care enroute.
3. Recognize abnormal fetal heart rate and contraction patterns and describe appropriate interventions.
4. Identify risks and benefits to maternal transports, and when to say “no” to a transport.
5. Understand emergency childbirth and related complicated deliveries.
What type of medical professionals should take this class?
Nurses, EMT/Paramedics, Respiratory Therapists or Physicians who are involved in the Field EMS, Emergency Room, Critical Care Transport Team members (ground and air), or Childrens Hospitals. Class participants may include EMS & Emergency Room personnel, students, or others interested in expanding their knowledge base. It is highly recommended that ALL health care professionals responsible for assessment, stabilization or transport of maternal patients take this course. IT IS NOT recommended for experienced L&D nurses. (L&D nurses, please contact us for other educational opportunities).
What do I receive with the course?
You will receive one of a kind education not found anywhere else. This course provides obstetric transport education to those who have NO COMFORT in transporting these women, and giving you just the right amount of education to vastly increase your comfort level. Upon completion of this class, you will receive a certificate of completion and 13.25 contact hours through ASTNA (Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association).
Are there any restrictions with this class?
ABSOLUTELY NO AUDIO, VIDEO, OR COPY OF THESE MATERIALS MAY BE MADE WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM O.B. STAT, INC
Please note: The class materials are to be viewed by the person taking the class only, not projected to multiples in a classroom. All materials in this class are copyrighted © O.B. STAT, Inc. and such materials within protected under copyright laws. Anyone violating these will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
This class is only a guideline to subjects being taught. It does not provide "proficiency" in any skills taught within the class and no "certifications" are obtained by completing it. Class materials updated twice yearly.
ACCESS TO CLASS IS 60 DAYS FROM INITIAL START DAY. HOWEVER WE UNDERSTAND LIFE GETS IN THE WAY OF BEST LAID PLANS! PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL TIME SO WE CAN ADJUST YOUR CLASS ACCESS ACCORDINGLY, NO PROBLEM.