Emergency Obstetric Training Needed in Rural Hospitals without Obstetric Units

Hospitals that remain open after obstetric services close may encounter challenges providing emergency births or managing other obstetric complications.  As part of a larger survey to understand local capacity for emergency obstetric services, researchers at the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center asked nurse manager and emergency department administrators to describe the types of trainings and/or resources that would be needed to help better prepare their hospitals to handle obstetric emergencies. Read more here.