Maternity Emergency Management Essentials

This interactive workshop will provide participants with the theoretical understanding and skills required to manage common obstetric emergencies, including:

  • Post partum haemorrhage
  • Fetal bradycardia
  • Cord prolapse
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Unexpected vaginal breech birth
  • Severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

Participants will work through small group activities, case discussions and practical skills stations, and have the opportunity to apply their new knowledge and skills in a supportive, simulated environment.

Who should attend?
  • Midwives
  • Obstetricians and gynaecologists
  • Pre-vocational and junior medical officers in
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Rural GPs and generalists
  • Midwifery and medical students
  • Refresher midwives
Workshop topics
Part one will cover non-haemorrhagic emergencies, including:
  • post partum haemorrhage
  • fetal bradycardia
  • cord prolapse
  • shoulder dystocia
  • unexpected vaginal breech birth
  • severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
For 2020 dates recognition for formal accreditation by the following professional colleges is pending:
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
  • Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACCRM)
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
Duration and cost

8.00 am – 4.30 pm
$500 for:

  • Midwives
  • Midwifery and medical students

$650 for:

  • Pre-vocational and junior medical officers

$850 for:

  • Obstetricians and gynaecologists
  • Rural GPs and generalists
10% discount available for Mater People
This course is run in Mater Education’s world-class clinical simulation facility, and facilitated by our interprofessional educational and simulation experts.
Mater Education
Level 4, Duncombe Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Apply for upcoming dates

Discount codes:
  • Midwives and students, please use code "MEM20MID"
  • Pre-vocational & junior medical officers, please use "MEM20JUNIOR"
  • Mater staff, please use "MHS STAFF"
By claiming these discounts, you agree to provide proof of eligibility upon request. If you cannot provide requested proof, you may be required to pay the full rate.

Currently no sessions are available for this course.

Please contact us to find out about upcoming sessions for this course.