This one day, hands-on program provides participants with the latest knowledge and skills on obstetric emergencies. Skills are practiced using realistic simulation equipment, under the guidance of current clinical experts.
Workshop structure and topics:
Current evidence-based practice underpins the causes, risks, physiology and current management of the following topics:
- Eclampsia and HELLP
- Bleeding in pregnancy
- Unplanned breech birth
- Cord prolapse
- Shoulder dystocia
- Uterine inversion
- Maternal collapse – anaphylaxis / amniotic fluid embolus / special considerations for resuscitation
- PPH (estimating blood loss and bimanual compression)
Participants will have the opportunity to practise the associated emergency manoeuvres using specific skill stations.