Neonatal Emergency Care Workshop - Karratha


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.

This workshop is the ideal education event for GP obstetricians, medical practitioners and midwives.

The two-day workshops costs:

  • $440 for midwives
  • $660 for GPs and GP obstetricians

This workshop is pending accreditation with ACRRM and RACGP. Express your interest here.

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