Maternity

The 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

ACM


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
  • Patient Blood Management
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Obstetric Haematology
  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Neonatal: Preterm

Packages take from 30 minutes to 2 hours each to complete

BloodSafe



Cultural beliefs

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Cultural belief resources

Queensland Health resources on cultural beliefs in pregnancy.

Information available on:

  • Sudanese
  • Indian
  • Malaysian

Self directed reading

Profiles

Sudanese

Indian

Malaysian



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
Modules:
  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

K2MS


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

K2MS


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

RHD-pregnancy


Safer baby bundle

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Safer baby bundle

The safer baby bundle eLearning module provides a package of educational materials based on the latest evidence in stillbirth prevention, including clinical care pathways.

Each course takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and provides essential training for obstetricians, midwives, nurses, GP's adn antenatal staff.

  • Introduction
  • Smoking cessation
  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Decreased fetal movements
  • Side sleeping
  • Timing of birth

20 minutes each module

Safer baby bundle


Wound eLearning

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Wound innovations

E-learning courses for healthprofessionals 
on wound management.

Access to some modules is free for WA Health staff – registration 
using WA 
Health email address required.
  • Introduction to wound 
  • management
  • Aboriginal practitioner 
  • module
  • Pressure injury module
  • Skin tear module
  • Burns module
  • Foot ulcer module
  • Perineal care module
  • Leg ulcer module

Refer to website

Wound eLearning