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Due to Covid-19 the SCSSC has suspended all face to face courses. We will review this in May 2020. At this time we will continue to take bookings for courses after June 1, 2020, with a full refund policy should circumstances prevent the course running as scheduled or you are no longer able to attend.

Managing Emergencies in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Clinical Training

Anaesthesia

Target Audience

Consultant anaesthetists and provisional fellows.

Pre-requisites

Consultant / GP anaesthetist or provisional fellow

Course Coordinator

Dr Adam Rehak

Duration
1 day
Price

$1430 per anaesthetist

$330 per anaesthetic nurse / technician

Dates

24th March, 2020

25th June, 2020

17th September, 2020

1st December, 2020

Maximum Participants

8 doctors and 4 nurses / techs

Course Description

Aims

This course aims to update the participants’ knowledge and skills in the management of obstetric anaesthetic emergencies while also developing generic crisis management skills applicable to these emergency situations.

 

 Topics covered

  1. Assessment of maternal risk

  2. Planning anaesthetic management

  3. Management of critical events, such as:-

    1. Pain during LCSC under neuraxial block

    2. Difficult airway

    3. High neuraxial block/total spinal

    4. Maternal haemorrhage

    5. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

    6. Amniotic fluid embolism

    7. Cardiac arrest

  4. Human factors and the application of Crisis Resource Management principles to prevent and manage these events

 

Training Methods

  • Immersive scenarios with reflective debriefing

  • Hands-on Skills Workshops

  • Pause & discuss scenarios

  • Video and case-based learning exercises

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