Neonatal Emegency Care workshop - Geraldton


This Rural Health West CPD workshop provides obstetric teams with the necessary skills to effectively manage problems which may occur during neonatal delivery and postnatal care. Covering neonatal resuscitation, ventilation, chest compression, endotracheal intubation and medications, the workshop also considers ethical questions and how lessons learned can be implemented to improve care in a local setting. Information and teaching is delivered via seminars, case studies, practical hands-on sessions and also mega code scenarios involving the entire resuscitation team.

This workshop content will include:

Day One − Neonatal Resuscitation Program

  • understanding the physiology of normal transition at birth
  • understanding approaches to neonatal resuscitation
  • participant demonstration of proficient resuscitation skills
  • participant demonstration of the ability to lead full neonatal resuscitation and coordinate the response of others
  • understanding how lessons learnt can be implemented to improve care in the local setting.

Day Two – Neonatal Emergency Care

  • stabilisation of the sick neonate
  • advanced clinical skills including insertion of umbilical vein catheter/umbilical artery catheter and pneumothorax management 
  • common neonatal problems – detailed interactive teaching scenarios

Midwives - $440 for both days (including GST) 
GP/GPO - $660 for both days (including GST) 

Register for the workshop on the Rural Health West website.

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