· The Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Provider Course (ALSO course) was also held on 21 – 22 April 2011 together with the Instructor Course on 23 April 2011. The Provider course aimed to offers methods for improving the management of obstetrical urgencies and emergencies. The Instructor course focused on specific teaching skills required for the didactic lectures, hands-on small group workstations, and testing stations presented in the ALSO Provider Course. These courses were done with collaboration with the UAE ALSO course. Furthermore, the center is processing the requirements for this course accredited by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The course was headed by Dr. Moza Al Kalbani, consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology, SQUH.