Emergency Obstetrics

Obstetric Essentials

Practical Skills and Case-Based Training in Emergency Obstetrics


Obstetrics Essentials is designed for GPs, TMOs, Nurses, and Midwives to update knowledge in Obstetric Emergencies and Newborn Resuscitation. The course is also suited to nurses and students wanting to gain knowledge and confidence with deliveries. The course is delivered in a supportive learning environment, using interactive online pre-learning to cover core knowledge skills and a one day workshop for procedural skills and simulation training.

Topics covered in the program include:

  • Emergencies in Early Pregnancy

  • ED Assessment and Management of Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia

  • Assessment and Management PV Bleeding in Late Pregnancy

  • Managing Delivery in the Emergency Department

  • Managing the Patient with Postpartum Haemorrhage

  • Neonatal Resuscitation

Course Date

  • Dates will be rescheduled due to COVID19


Register for Obstetric Essentials

Registration for the 2019 course open from Tuesday January 8th

Course Cost: $495 (inc GST) – Registration includes access to Course eLearning and One Day Skills and Simulation workshop.

Course Venue: LearnEM Training Centre, 47 Manton Street, Hindmarsh, SA 5007

Course accreditation:

  • Australian College of Nursing (18.5 CPD Hours)

  • Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (30 PRPD and 30 MOPS)

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (40 Cat 1 points : Activity Number 96705)

  • Rural procedural Grant : One day  (RACGP - Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics) (ACRRM - Obstetrics)

The course meets minimum competency requirements for clinical privileging for the SA Department of Health.

Further information

Contact: Nikki Crichton, LearnEM Program Manager

Workshop Pre-learning

Instructions: Click the link below to access the workshop pre-learning. (Pre-learning can only be accessed by participants registered for the workshop).