Induction of Labor: Past, Present, and Future

James O’Brien, MD
Medical Director of Inpatient Obstetrics
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to expand their knowledge with new information related to labor induction.


  • Identify origins and evolution of modern labor induction
  • Describe current indications and methods of labor induction
  • Examine the findings of the ARRIVE Trial

1.0 Contact Hour
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Mandatory for Physicians