Team training/simulation

Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar;53(1):265-77. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181cc4595.


Obstetrical emergencies require the rapid formation of a team with clear communication, strong leadership, and appropriate decision-making to ensure a positive patient outcome. Obstetric teams can improve their emergency response capability and efficiency through team and simulation training. Postpartum hemorrhage is an ideal model for team and simulation training, as postpartum hemorrhage requires a multidisciplinary team with the capability to produce a protocol-driven, rapid response. This article provides an overview of team and simulation training and focuses on applications within obstetrics, particularly preparation for postpartum hemorrhage.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Computer Simulation*
  • Female
  • Hospital Rapid Response Team*
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training / methods*
  • Manikins*
  • Obstetrics / education*
  • Patient Simulation*
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage / therapy*
  • Pregnancy
  • United States
  • Utah