Maternal Critical Care

Collaborative working between critical care and maternity teams is essential to provide the best outcomes for women and their babies. Join this course to improve your knowledge of caring for sick women and learn more about maternal critical care.

National MBRRACE reports have highlighted that maternity care is becoming increasingly complex, requiring both critical care and maternity teams to have a good understanding of deterioration and critical care in this group. You will hear essential information at this event, that will help your management of pregnant patients.  

Learning objectives:

  • Learn tips and tricks for managing a sick obstetric patient in critical care
  • Hear from experts about respiratory failure and ventilation strategies
  • Improve your knowledge about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) during pregnancy
  • Gain an insight into cardiac ultrasound for pregnant patients 
  • Hear from experts about the latest updates in maternal medicine 
  • Learn about the nursing competencies for critical care and outreach nurses
  • Develop your understanding of perimortem caesarean section in the non-obstetric setting

Programme Details below:

Registration & Coffee

 

General introduction to the day

Debbie Horner

Brian Wilkinson

Hints and tips for managing a sick obstetric patient in critical care

Katie Cranfield (virtual)

MBRRACE for intensive care 

Marian Knight

Coffee

 

ECMO during pregnancy

Dan Taylor

Adult congenital cardiology and the pregnant patient

Hannah Douglas

Point of care ultrasound for pregnant women in critical care

Segun Olusanya

Lunch

 

Introduction to afternoon session

Nicholas Barrett

Andrew Slack

Cardiac arrest in pregnancy - what do you need to know in critical care?

Virginia Beckett

Maternal medicine update

Anita Banerjee

Tea

 

Nursing competencies for critical care and outreach nurses

Nicky Witton

Respiratory failure and ventilation strategies in obstetric patients

Stephen Lapinsky (virtual)

Closing remarks

Debbie Horner

Speakers

Anita Banerjee

Anita Banerjee

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Nicholas Barrett

Nicholas Barrett

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Virginia Beckett

Virginia Beckett

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Katie Cranfield

Katie Cranfield

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Deborah Horner

Deborah Horner

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Marian Knight

Marian Knight

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Stephen  Lapinsky

Stephen Lapinsky

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Segun Olusanya

Segun Olusanya

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Andrew Slack

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Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor

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Brian Wilkinson

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Nicky Witton

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