The course will include lectures, workstations, and group discussions in the following key areas:
- Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology in pregnancy; effective monitoring and management of cardio-respiratory compromise.
- Renal physiology in pregnancy and the importance of urine output.
- Identification and management of maternal sepsis.
- Neurological assessment and management of the obstetric patient.
- Developing an appreciation of the role of ‘human factors’ in delivering safe and effective care.
- Workstations, including; ECG and ABG interpretation, an overview of the use of invasive monitoring, and case-based discussions.
Midwives and Obstetricians, as well as members of the emergency medicine team who may be involved in the recognition and management of the acutely unwell maternity patient, including Nurses and Junior Doctors.
What Our Delegates Say
“I found the whole day very interesting and engaging and will certainly be using what I have learnt in my role teaching students and in my clinical role.”
“An excellent study day – interesting, informative and thought provoking.”
“I liked discussions during lectures as it led to interesting facts and examples. Great knowledge of lecturers. Great informal atmosphere.”
“This programme is a comprehensive one about critical care in obstetrics. 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.”
88% of delegates rated the quality of education as ‘Good‘, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’
89% reported that they would consider or intended to modify practice after seeking more information