Primary Clinic Level

The PRONTO Primary Clinic Level training is geared towards interprofessional teams of providers working in facilities without access to operative delivery.  Participants include nurses, doctors, nurses aids, community health workers, and traditional birth attendant. The PRONTO Primary Clinic Level training has be implemented in Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya, India, and Ethiopia.

Course Objectives

  1. To challenge participants to think systematically about the diagnosis and management of obstetric and neonatal emergencies.
  2. To practice the appropriate use of limited—resources.
  3. To facilitate structured communication and teamwork.
  4. To promote kind and respectful (humanized-birth) care for all women and their families
  5. To promote Evidence-Based Practice.
  6. To improve the identification, stabilization and transfer of women who develop complications during birth and the immediate postpartum period.

Learning Strategies

  1. Team skills and team-building activities.
  2. Video guided simulation and debriefing.
  3. Group work and interactive activities
  4. Strategic planning
  5. Skills stations
  6. Case vignette and case based learning

Participant Feedback

Some of the important elements participants have said they will take away from this training?

“Skills and communication in the emergency situations”

“Power of working as a team”

“Simulations are a good way of learning skills.”

Participant comments

“I would like to thank your team for giving this training to us, your training is very helpful to improve our skills and knowledge.”

“Big thank you to all trainers. They actually made me very confident.”