Mandatory Training for Midwives – Skills and Drills Workshop

Global Health Professionals Ltd are a London based training facility offering healthcare mandatory training for midwives and health and social care courses.

Course Introduction:
  • The Mandatory Training for Midwives is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the mandatory training updates and skills needed for midwives to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the healthcare setting and in their respective work-related areas.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher course and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private and government hospitals – antenatal, labour and postnatal wards and neonatal units, community sector – women’s homes, local clinics, children’s centres and GP surgeries.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the environmental, professional, and legal aspects that impact on the midwives role, demonstrate appropriate risk assessment, antenatal screening including foetal/neonatal health assessment, Meows Chart; the concepts and theories of the complications of pregnancy, obstetric emergencies and the assessment and management of women in crisis, neonatal/maternal collapse, maternal and neonatal resuscitation; and safe practice, appropriate referral using correct equipment and proper documentation and recording process.
  • To develop a critical understanding of the evidence base for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of practice and development of holistic care that meet the requirements of the professional regulatory bodies.
Learning Outcomes
  • Provide critical awareness of the environmental, professional, and legal aspects that impact on the midwives role.
  • Demonstrate an ability to make clinical and informed judgements applying this to risk assessment.
  • A systematic understanding of current knowledge and/or new insights, pertinent to antenatal screening including foetal/neonatal health assessment.
  • Conceptual understanding and recognition of severe illness during pregnancy (for example, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia), evaluating methodologies and where appropriate develop critiques of them to propose improved standards of care
  • Provide a continued commitment to advance knowledge and understanding of the assessment tool (Meows Chart) to outline negative influences on pregnancy.
  • Recognition of obstetric emergencies (vaginal breech, cord prolapse, antepartum/postpartum haemorrhage, shoulder dystocia) providing knowledge and understanding of the assessment and management of women in acute crisis.
  • Undertake a competent examination to implement safe practice and appropriate referral utilising equipment and documentation to evaluate and record the process of the obstetric emergency.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of neonatal/maternal collapse and implement sound principles in maternal and neonatal resuscitation
Course Contents:
  • Aims and Learning Outcomes
  • Nursing and Midwifery Code of Conduct (2018)
  • CSTF Basic Life Support and Maternal Collapse
  • Specific Causes of Maternal Collapse
  • Management of Maternal Cardiac Arrest
  • Update of Changes in our Professional Standards and Policies that Impact our Practice
  • CSTF Infection Prevention and Control
  • Maternal Sepsis
  • Risk Factors of Maternal Sepsis
  • Potential Causes of Maternal Sepsis
  • Signs and Symptoms of Genital Tract Sepsis
  • Prevention of Sepsis
  • Climical Feature of Sepsis
  • Sepsis Six Interventions in an Hour
  • SLAiP
  • New NMC Standards for Education and Training
  • Implementation of Roles in Placement
  • Risk Assessment
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Early Warning Signs – MEOWS
  • Maternal and Foetal/ Neonatal Assessment
  • Dr. C M Q Bravado
  • CTGs
  • Interpretation of Cardiotocograph Traces
  • Management Based on Interpretation of Cardiotocograph Traces
  • The Role of the Midwife in Recognising and Managing Women with Specific/ Severe Conditions
  • CSTF Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Obstetric Emergencies
  • Vaginal Breech
  • Risks During Labour
  • Procedure
  • Cord Prolapse
  • Postpartum Haemorrhage
  • Risk Factors for PPH
  • Management of PPH
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Perineal Trauma
  • Perineal Repair
  • Perineal Care
  • Team Work
  • CSTF Communication and SBAR Communication Technique
  • Blood Component Transfusion
  • Tissue Viability Awareness
  • Medication Awareness
  • National Early Warning Signs (NEWS) 1 and 2 (Clinical Response to NEWS Trigger)
  • Documentation and Recording an Emergency Event
  • 1 – Shoulder Dystocia
  • 2 – Breech Management
  • 3 – Cord Prolapse
  • 4 – Postpartum Haemorrhage

Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessments (3 hours practical skills participation)

Duration: 0930-1730
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Mandatory Training for Midwives – Skills and Drills Workshop (CSTF Aligned)

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