Developing Skills in Maternal Critical Care

Covering Physiology & Management of the Acutely Unwell Parturient on the Delivery Suite

£140 for full day of training, including lunch, tea and coffee.
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Start Time Name Details Location Price Status
February 27, 2018 - 8:30 am

Developing Skills in Maternal Critical Care – London – 27 February 2018

London, UK £140.00 This course has no spaces left
London, UK £140.00 This course has no spaces left
March 15, 2018 - 8:30 am

Developing Skills in Maternal Critical Care – Birmingham – 15 March 2018

Birmingham City FC, St Andrews Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL £140.00 This course has no spaces left
Birmingham City FC, St Andrews Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL £140.00 This course has no spaces left
March 16, 2018 - 8:30 am

Developing Skills in Maternal Critical Care – Birmingham – 16 March 2018

Birmingham City FC, St Andrews Stadium, Birmingham B9 4RL £140.00 This course has no spaces left
Birmingham City FC, St Andrews Stadium, Birmingham B9 4RL £140.00 This course has no spaces left
Maternal Critical Care
  • Jennie Kelly
    Course Director - Maternal Critical Care

Course Outline

The most recent report from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (2017) reveals that there is no significant decrease in the maternal death rate in the UK, and the rate between 2013-2015 was 8.8 per 100,000. Messages from investigations into maternal deaths include recommendations for critical care; such as, early recognition of critical illness, prompt involvement of senior clinical staff, and authentic multi-disciplinary teamworking (Knight, 2017).

This exciting and pertinent one-day multidisciplinary course will teach the physiology and management of the acutely unwell mother. Delegates will be able to identify and appropriately escalate the deteriorating patient; be aware of the standards required from staff managing the unwell mother with acute disease in pregnancy; and be aware of the human factors impeding good obstetric care with a deteriorating patient.

The course will include lectures on physiology and human factors; comprising, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, and neuro physiology, and obstetric sepsis. The course will also include workstations on ABG, ECG, case-based discussions, and arterial lines.

Aim of the Course
  • To learn the physiology and management of the acutely unwell mother.
Objectives of the Course
  • To be able identify and appropriately escalate the deteriorating patient
  • To be aware of the standards required from staff managing the unwell mother with acute disease in pregnancy
  • To be aware of human factors impeding good obstetric care with a deteriorating patient
  • To be able to interpret information/results (ABG, ECG) relevant to the unwell patient
  • To safely use invasive monitoring in the context of a high-dependency patient
Course Content
  • Lectures on physiology and human factors
    • cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurophysiology, obstetric sepsis, and human factors
  • Workstations:
    • ABG
    • ECG
    • Case-based discussions
    • Arterial lines
Relevant For

Midwives and obstetricians involved with the critical care of the obstetric patient.