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96705 - Obstetric Essentials Course

  • : Online

The Obstetric Essentials course provides obstetric assessment and management skills that can be applied both in the clinic and hospital setting. The program covers a wide range of obstetric emergencies that may present to a general practitioner, rural hospital or emergency department.

Relevance to General Practice

The Obstetric Essentials course is designed for the medical practitioner with limited obstetric knowledge. The course will provide interactive and practical training for General Practitioners and midwives to update knowledge in obstetric emergencies and newborn resuscitation.

Learning outcomes
  • List and explain the procedures for the pregnant patient presenting to the emergency department.
  • Identify the factors that should be routinely assessed in the antenatal patient
  • Describe symptoms associated with a risk for serious complications in the pregnant patient
  • Describe the clinical assessment of the pregnant patient presenting with acute illness
  • List and explain the procedures for life support in the newborn using the standardised approach of the Australian Resuscitation Council.
  • Delivery
    96705 - Obstetric Essentials Course
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    6.5 hours
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    6.5 hours
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