Advances in Labour and Risk Management

Course providers

2 day course

Intended for:

  • specialists
  • family physicians
  • midwifes
  • nurses

Accreditation: up to 16.0 MainPro-C | 10 hours of Section 1 | 5.75 hours of Section 3

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Format: case-based plenary sessions, hands-on workshops and examination process. ALARM certificate awarded upon completion of course, written examination (minimum score of
70%), and each of the two OSCE stations

Based on: needs assessment by family physicians, obstetricians, midwives and nurses to improve the care provided to women during labour, their fetuses and newborns, and their families

Equipment used: Vacuum, forceps, ECV, models

This workshop travels across Canada and is offered in Vancouver

Topics covered:

  • communication and consultation in obstetrics
  • risk management in obstetrics
  • bad news in the birthing room
  • management of labour
  • induction of labour
  • fetal health surveillance
  • assisted vaginal delivery
  • shoulder dystocia
  • management of breech
  • postpartum haemorrhage
  • pre term labour
  • PROM
  • gestational hypertension
  • Group B Streptococcus
  • antepartum haemorrhage
Learning objectives:

To improve the care provided to women during labour, their fetuses and newborns, and their families; improve the outcomes and process of intra-partum and immediate postpartum care

Procedural skills learned:

Affiliated with:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Sylvie Paquette, ALARM and SMIG Program Manager – email spaquette@sogc.com or call 613-730-4192 ext. 326
UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – This course is offered as part of the annual Obstetrics Update for Family Physicians conference
Northern CME (NCME)