The workshop will provide rural medical practitioners and midwives with the skills necessary to effectively manage obstetric problems in their patients. The workshop will be facilitated by a team of specialist obstetricians and midwives from King Edward Memorial Hospital and provide the opportunity to practice techniques on obstetric models, discuss cases and network. The content of the workshop will include; Appreciation of antenatal care and how it is managed Understanding of intrapartum fetal heart monitoring Knowledge of managing a non-reassuring CTG Management of postpartum haemorrhage Utilisation of general team work principles during obstetric emergencies Management of shoulder dystocia, eclampsia, vaginal delivery and breech vaginal delivery.
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Post course survey
Assess and manage complications arising during and following pregnancy and delivery
Review and consider improvements to current protocols in the light of new guidelines and evidence-based medicine
Improve perinatal and neonatal outcomes by better management of intra-uterine growth restriction, intrapartum fetal heart rate abnormalities, shoulder dystocia,
Improve maternal safety by better management of life-threatening emergencies like postpartum, eclampsia and Diabetes.
Increase knowledge of general teamwork principles during an obstetric emergency