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A 25 year old who is 3 days postpartum.  She presents with vaginal bleeding and feeling faint.  She is drowsy, pale and tachycardic. The nurses are worried about the heavy vaginal bleeding. Learners are expected to stabilize the patient, start medical treatment and eventually require Bakri insertion. The case ends after the patient has all appropriate medications and insertion of the Bakri balloon.

Learning Goals & Objectives

Educational Goal: To help participants develop an approach and management of a patient with postpartum hemorrhage

CRM Objectives:

  1. Prioritize interventions in the management of postpartum hemorrhage
  2. Communicate priorities effectively with team members

Medical Objectives:

  1. Stabilize postpartum patient
  2. Demonstrate approach to managing postpartum hemorrhage


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