- Learning from reviews of maternal mortality and morbidity, and the experiences of mothers who have been critically unwell in the peripartum period.
- The impact of ‘human factors’ on safe and effective care.
- Identification, assessment and management of the deteriorating maternity patient, including in women presenting with breathlessness, chest pain, and headache.
- Identification and management of maternal sepsis.
- Neurological assessment and basic airway management.
- The importance of effective fluid management.
- Interpretation of information and results (including ABG and ECG) relevant to the unwell maternity patient.
- An overview of the safe and appropriate use of invasive monitoring in the context of a high-dependency patient.
Members of the maternity and acute care teams who may be involved in the recognition and management of acutely unwell maternity patients, including: Midwives, Obstetricians, Nurses and Trainees in Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Acute Medicine and Anaesthesia.
What Our Delegates Say
“Excellent course. Relevant Topics. Friendly staff.”
“Very useful, lots of areas that are relevant to practice and I can take back to the workplace. Thoroughly enjoyed it.”
“Great knowledge of lecturers. Great informal atmosphere.”
“Very helpful to see patient as a whole rather than just focusing on obstetric causes. I believe it will help me to be a better obstetrician.”
89% of delegates rated ‘Good‘, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’ for overall quality of education.
91% reported that they intended to modify their practice following the course or would consider this after seeking more information.