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Birthing for the Non-midwife: Birth in the Pre-hospital or Emergency Setting

Would you know what to do if you were faced with an imminent delivery? Unusual fetal presentation? Maternal or fetal complications?

This course is suitable for ambulance paramedics/students, and emergency nurses. It will provide the essential knowledge and skills, tips and tricks to safely deliver a baby and provide care for the post-partum woman in an emergency situation.

Topics include:

• Obstetric emergencies in the community:
Imminent delivery
Shoulder dystocia
Breech
Precipitate labour
Multiple birth
PPH
Resuscitation
Obstructed labour - causes/resolution
Maternal assessment
Fetal assessment

• Cause/effect strategies related to:
Fetal anaemia
Uterine atony
Thrombocytopaenia
Drugs
Factor VI
Perineal tears

Treatment/action for the above
• Care of the postpartum woman
• Care of the newborn
• Skill stations for hands on!

NEXT COURSE/S: THURSDAY 10th AUGUST, 2017 or NOVEMBER 23, 2017 (0930-1330). 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

CLICK HERE FOR SECURE PAYPAL/CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

Location: 3 Springfield Rd Blackburn North (NewHope Baptist Church Function Room 2)

CPD hours: 4

Cost: $155 early bird / $175 full fee

Presenter: Jennifer Fielding

Please contact us for further information.