Assessment and Management of Obstetric Emergencies

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ED Management of Obstetric Emergencies

Latest Course update: January 2017

The course is designed for the nurse, rural practitioner, or ED doctor with limited obstetric knowledge. The course explores many of the life threatening (and frightening) obstetric emergencies that may present to the emergency department and require immediate management. Topics include emergency delivery, obstetric complications in early and late pregnancy and the post natal period and resuscitation of the neonate.

Course Outline:

1. Emergencies in Early Pregnancy

2. ED Assessment and Management of Pre-Eclampsia / Eclampsia

3. Assessment and Management PV Bleeding in Late Pregnancy

4. Managing Delivery in the Emergency Department

5. Managing the Patient with Post-Partum Haemorrhage

6. Neonatal Resuscitation

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 10 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accredited with RACGP and ACRRM

  • Duration of enrolment: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolment)

  • CPD Certificate – Provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


  • Course Code: 8330

  • Points Allocation: 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

  • Activity Number: 87983

  • Points Category: Category 1

  • Points Allocation: 40 Points