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Maternity e-learning resources

A nurse and child with a pregnant womanThe following resources are available in this section:

  • Australian College of Midwives
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    Australian College of Midwives

    E-learning website to support midwives in their professional development.

    Payment is required to participate.

    MIDPLUS is the ACMI reporting system designed to guide and support your personal and professional career goals, and to sustain ongoing enhancement of your midwifery practice.

    Also available is a series of webinars for ACMI members. Information is sent to members via email.

    Courses include:

    • Antenatal refresher package
    • Care during labour and birth
    • Postnatal wellbeing and care
    • Smoke free pregnancy
    • Antenatal =12 hours
    • Labour = 12 hours
    • Postnatal = 6 hours
    • Smoke free = 1.5 hours


  • BloodSafe
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    BloodSafe Australia

    BloodSafe eLearning Australia courses are designed to improve clinical transfusion practice and patient blood management knowledge.

    Free registration (same details for all packages).

    Certificate available.

    Packages include:

    • Clinical transfusion practice
    • Collecting blood specimens
    • Transporting blood
    • Postpartum haemorrhage
    • Iron deficiency anaemia

    Packages take from 30 minutes to 2 hours each to complete


  • BloodSafe PPH
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    BloodSafe Australia

    The Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) course aims to increase your understanding of the pathophysiology, prevention and management of PPH and provide you with resources and skills that assist you in clinical practice. 

    It is designed for midwives, obstetricians, anaesthetists and other medical and healthcare professionals caring for pregnant women.

    Free registration (BloodSafe log in details).

    Certificate available.


    • Physiology of Pregnancy 
    • Cause, Prevention, Diagnosis 
    • Management of PPH 
    • Advanced Fluid Resuscitation 
    • Secondary PPH 
    • Anaemia Management
    Package takes up to 3 hours to complete

    BloodSafe PPH

  • National cervical screening program
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    National cervical screening program

    Online training for healthcare providers who conduct cervical screening tests and follow-up management for women, in accordance with the recommended changes to practice and the clinical pathway.

    Certificate provided
    1. Cervical cancer
    2. Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program
    3. Communicating the importance of screening
    4. Screening in practice
    5. Understanding the screening pathway
    6. Communicating test results and patient management

    1 hour each module

    Cervical screening

    Additional resource:

    Cancer council

  • K2 Fetal surveillance
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    K2 fetal surveillance

    Training in the assessment of fetal status during labour.

    User registration (WA Health License).

    Certificate available.

    • Acid base
    • CTG interpretation
    • CTG training simulator
    • Assessment tool

    6 – 8 hrs


  • K2 maternity crisis management training
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    K2 maternity crisis management training

    Each 30-45 minute module is tailored to provide an interactive review of that topics management principles and are recommended for all Midwifery & Obstetric staff who wish to enhance their professional knowledge & development.

    User registration (WA Health License). Use current K2MS log in.

    Certificate available.

    • Shoulder dystocia
    • Pre-eclampsia

    30 – 45 minutes


  • K2 simulator training video
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    K2 simulator training video




    Video explaining how to use the K2 training simulator

    • Familiarisation with the K2 simulator training tool

    4.5 minutes

    K2 Simulator

  • Pre-eclampsia
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    Pre-eclampsia-Global Voices

    Management of PE and eclampsia online training course developed by The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (NDOG), University of Oxford.

    Basic or advanced courses available.

    Free registration/Certificate.

    Modules include:

    • What is pre-eclampsia, why does it develop and who is at risk?
    • Clinical features of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
    • Antenatal care
    • Management of eclampsia and severe pre-eclampsia
    • Further management of pre-eclampsia and cases

    Basic and advanced modules take 1- 2 hours to complete

    Global Voices

  • RHD Australia
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    Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia – Pregnancy module

    This module contains information about the risks and management of RHD in pregnancy. This includes discussion about specific valve lesions, pregnancy planning and counselling, surgical intervention and maternal outcomes.

    • RHD impact on the health of pregnant women
    • Significance of valve disease and especially mitral stenosis and aortic stenosis in pregnancy
    • Pregnant women most at risk
    • Which medications are safe and which to avoid
    • Anticoagulation issues in pregnant women
    • Pre-conception counselling

    30 minutes


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