Learning objectives

  • Enhance your knowledge and understanding to safely support the physiological processes of labour and birth
  • Understand the importance of championing safe and personalised care for women and supporting decision making
  • Increased understanding of how to measure and improve care on the labour ward
  • Provide care to pregnant women, including those with medical problems
  • Detailed understanding of analgesia and anaesthesia in labour and birth
  • Insight into neonatal resuscitation and neonatal outcomes
  • Learn about the role of the labour ward lead - particularly in relation to risk management, clinical governance, team dynamics and training
  • Hear about clinical governance, risk management and NPSA specifically in relation to obstetrics

Who should attend

  • All clinicians in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Those who are registered, or plan to register for the Advanced Labour Ward Practice and Labour Ward Lead ATSMs
  • Midwives, neonatologists and clinicians who spend a significant amount of time on the labour ward