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AFE Courses

Knowledge and skills to help you make critical decisions when seconds matter

We are grateful to work alongside our clinician colleagues to enhance their knowledge of amniotic fluid embolism.

The educational content we provide is focused on:

  1. Increasing readiness to treat and support the AFE patient, their families, and one another during and after an AFE event.
  2. Equipping providers on their role in supporting vital clinical research needed to prevent, predict, and treat AFE.

Amniotic Fluid Embolism: A Practical Approach

This on-demand, self-paced 3-hour course will provide the foundational learnings needed to properly respond to an AFE. The course is designed for all scopes of practice including labor and delivery nurses, midwives, obstetricians, anesthesia providers, critical care, and emergency or code team responders.

Taught by leading experts in critical care obstetrics this course covers:

  • General Understanding 
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Treatment and Management
  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • How to Best Support Patients and their Family 
  • Specimen Submission to Biorepository 
  • Case Enrollment into AFE Registry

*This activity is pending approval by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health for 3 continuing education contact hours, including .05 hours of pharmacology content. NPWH Activity Number.

**NPWH and AFE Foundation are committed to ensuring that educational activities are balanced, free form commercial bias, and product promotion. Any commercial products, goods or services displayed or discussed during this CE activity should not be interpreted to imply endorsement by NPWH and the AFE Foundation.

AFE Simulation Implementation (Coming October 2023)

An in-depth review of our AFE Simulation Toolkit which offers foundational learnings needed to properly and effectively respond to an AFE. The course is designed for healthcare educators and those providing simulation based training. It is recommended to take the AFE: A Practical Approach course prior to any AFE simulation based training.

Taught by leading experts in critical obstetrics this course covers:

  • Overview of Simulation Based Training
  • Ways to Use the Toolkit
  • Preparing for SBT
  • Role of Deliberate Practice
  • Using the AFE Checklist
  • Scenario Review and Use
  • Facilitating Debriefs
  • Establishing Simulation Metrics
  • Analyzing your Simulation Based Training
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