Using Military Simulation to Improve Rural Obstetric Safety
This project brings together simulation technology and team performance training to improve obstetric care and promote safety for women and children, particularly in rural communities. Project leaders developed and tested a standardized curriculum for simulated obstetric emergency response drills and safety. The project toolkit includes:
- The standardized curriculum that consists of simulations and team debriefings.
- Team training modules.
- Two clinical didactics specific to obstetric emergencies.
- A labor and delivery safety attitudes survey.
- A complete electronic obstetric charting tool.
Physicians, nurses, quality and safety professionals, medical simulation experts.
Health Care Setting
Toolkit Web Site
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