Mother, Daughter and Childs Daughter

Women and Newborn Health Service

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King Edward Memorial Hospital

Statewide Obstetric Support Unit


This e-learning package was developed to assist health professionals to update their knowledge of epidural/spinal analgesia.

It does not confer clinical competence in the management of epidural/spinal blockade. It is recommended that health professionals adhere to local policy to gain competency.

Reading of all included links and activities, the package will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

Successful completion of the included quiz will direct you to an evaluation survey and certificate.

This E-learning package has been developed as an alternative to attending a 6 hour water birth study day. The content has been based on the study days provided by the Australian College of Midwives, WA Branch and KEMH. There are also several areas of expansion that are considered complementary to having attended this study day and beneficial for continuing professional development.

The package is based on the WNHN WA Labour & Birth in Water Clinical Guidelines available from: www.health.wa.gov.au/circularsnew/attachments/726.pdf

Reading of all included links and activities, the package will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

Successful completion of the included quiz will direct you to an evaluation survey and certificate.

The basic neonatal resuscitation package was developed for currently practising maternity care health professionals to provide basic knowledge and skills with initial resuscitation of a baby at birth and the immediate neonatal period.

Completion of this package does not confer clinical competency. It is recommended that health professionals adhere to local policy regarding participation in clinical skills demonstrations to gain competency.

Reading of all included links and activities the package will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

Successful completion of the included quiz will direct you to an evaluation survey and certificate.

  • Safe Sleeping e-learning package

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    Safe Infant Sleeping E-Learning package alert:
    Please note the Operational Directive and associated Information Statement, Safe Sleeping Brochure and Smoking Information Sheet have been updated. This information can be found at: www.health.wa.gov.au/circularsnew. The updated information will be incorporated into the e-learning package when it is reviewed in 2017.

    Disclaimer:

    The information and content in this e-learning package is based on sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of development (2014) The package and associated links are currently being reviewed and will be updated once finalised.

    SIDS and Kids WA is no longer operational therefore the links to this website are not active. Please visit the Red Nose website for further information: http://rednose.com.au.

Developed in collaboration with SIDS and Kids WA to provide health professionals with appropriate information to enable them to educate families and model safe sleeping practices.

It is recommended that ALL health professionals working with families and babies complete this package.

Incorporates the WA Health “Co-sleeping/Bed-sharing Operational Directive".

Reading of all included links and activities, the package will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Successful completion of the included quiz will direct you to an evaluation survey and certificate.

It is recommended that ALL health professionals working with families and babies complete this package.

Reading of all included links and activities, the package will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Successful completion of the included quiz will direct you to an evaluation survey and certificate.

Viewing on a mobile device

This package may be viewed on a mobile device (iPad, smartphone, tablet). iPad users will be prompted to download the free ‘Articulate Mobile Player’ from iTunes. Instructions for accessing the certificate for iPad users are available within the package.

The perinatal loss e-learning package was developed to assist clinicians with caring for families experiencing perinatal loss. This package has been adapted from the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Perinatal Mortality Clinical Guidelines (www.PSANZ.com.au)

The package contains 6 modules:
(To view linked files within these modules you will require Adobe Reader.)

Module: Introduction (9.78mb)
This module describes the navigation of each module, definitions and abbreviations associated with Perinatal Loss and Australian perinatal loss statistics.

Module: Investigations (5.21mb)
This module describes the recommended investigations required following all perinatal deaths. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Module: Documentation (17.8mb)
This module describes documentation requirements following a perinatal death.

Module: Placental and Post Mortem Examination (3.10mb)
This module explains the value, quality, reporting and standards of post mortem examinations. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Module: Perinatal Mortality Classification and Audit (16.8mb)
This module explains the purpose of the perinatal mortality classification

Module: Clinical Considerations and Psychosocial Aspects of Care (5.88mb)
This module describes recommended clinical and psychosocial care practices.

Training in the assessment of fetal status during labour.

User registration (WA Health License).

Certificate available.

Content

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

Time

6 - 8hrs

Open K2MS

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.

Content

  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Pre-eclampsia

Time

30 - 45 minutes

Open K2MS

 

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