Breech Delivery in the ER

A 19-year-old presents to the ER in active labour. Learners will need deliver the baby from breech presentation.

  • Donika Orlich    
  • Mateo Orrantia - 2022   
  • Nov. 9, 2022, 6:01 p.m.   

  • Obstetrics   
  • Residents, Physicians, Nurses   
  • Airway Equip., BVM, Chest Tube Tray, ECG Leads/Wires, ET Tubes, IO Kit, IV Equip., Laryngoscope, Manakin - LF, Nasal Prongs, NRB, Ultra-Sound Machine   

  • 3   
  • 60 Min   
  • Rural Hospital   

  • PRACTISS Verified   
Breech Delivery in the ER

A 19-year-old female presents with EMS in active labour. She denies any history of pregnancy and has had no prenatal care. On examination, infant will be in breech position. The learner must deliver the infant from breech presentation. 

Goals and Learning Objectives
Technical/Equipment Recommendations
Supporting Roles and Scripts
Moulage and Scenario Set-Up
Printable Supporting Documents (Will also be accessible at relevant Scenario Stage)

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Original Author: Donika Orlich
Date: Feb 29 2016
Originally published on:
Most Recent Modification: June 2022
Modified by: Mateo Orrantia