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 (incl. GST) for:

  • Midwives
  • Midwifery and medical students

$650 (incl. GST) for:

  • Pre-vocational and junior medical officers

$850 (incl. GST) 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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