Barriers to Care and Provider Perceptions of Kind and Respectful Simulation Based Training in Northern Ghana

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Investigator: Brie McNally, BSN, RN, OCN, MS
Sponsor: Global Health Sciences Education

Location(s): Ghana

Description

Mentor: Dr. Patience Afulani 

PRONTO International developed an intervention using low-cost, high-fidelity simulation training to improve provider knowledge of how to early identify and treat obstetrical emergencies, in a kind and respectful manner, in low-to-middle income countries. Our study, the first of its kind in Africa, assessed provider perceptions of the barriers to providing quality maternal case as well as perceptions of simulation-based education training models to improve emergency obstetrical care in Northern Ghana.