Hospitals & Services
CDHB staff wishing to undertake any of the education sessions below must fill out a course conference application form.
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External staff please complete Education Registration and Payment form.
All applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Maternity Services Education Team, Level 5, CWH for approval and booking.
Maternity Education Prices 2017
Professional Development Planner Core Midwives
Resuscitation training is now provided as part of either Emergency Skills Day or PROMPT course
Core Competency Day 2017
Child Protection and Partner Abuse Training Days (to be added)
There will be no 'Diabetes in Pregnancy' study days in 2017
Emergency Skills Day 2017
Epidural Lecture 2017
FSEP Refresher and Full Day 2017
Guidelines for use of K2
Journal Club and CTG Club 2017
Refer to Breastfeeding Study Days above
Newborn resuscitation training is now provided as part of Emergency Skills day or in the full-day Newborn Life Support (NLS) course.
Dates to be confirmed.
[Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training]
MIPS and NAS workshops are are not available in 2016
Technical Skills Workshops have been replaced by Emergency Skills Day (yearly) and Midwifery practice Day (3 yearly) as part of the compulsory requirements of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand.
The New Zealand Breastfeeding Association website has a number of educational opportunities available in BFHI.
Mauriora Associates Limited (Mauriora) is a consultancy that specialises in Māori health, leadership, education and research and was established in 2000 by Māori Medical Doctors.
Mauriora personnel possess a wide range of skills and experience in health and education including: audit, assessment and evaluation; national and international conference presentations; health and education related research; resource and curricula development; cultural competency; health literacy; clinical and cultural supervision and mentoring.
Mauriora Associates Website
Improving Hand Hygiene among healthcare workers is currently the single most effective intervention to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections in hospitals. This website has useful information to help reinforce the "5 Moments of Hand Hygiene".
Hand Hygiene Website
Health e-learning offers a number of presentations at no cost. The subject of these presentations is varied and numerous.
Health e-learning Website
LearnOnline.Health.nz is a vocational training resource hub for New Zealand’s community of health practitioners, providing a collaborative approach to educational resources for the health sector. There is a growing number of courses available provided by different organisations for health workers either studying or working in different fields of practice.
Learn Online Website
This is a series of research articles and questionnaires that you can access online. For BFHI purposes, these should be about breastfeeding/lactation or closely related to the subject. Please submit any evidence of completing this learning to the Lactation Consultants for inclusion into the BFHI database (questionnaire, paragraph etc). Many articles also have CME points allocated.
You will need to register in order to access the articles. This is free. Once you have registered, you can type "breastfeeding" or "lactation" into the search engine.
MHERC have a wide range of professional development courses available in a wide range of topics.
The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is a statutory committee established under Section 59E of the New Zealand Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010. PMMRC is an independent mortality review committee that advises the Health Quality and Safety commission on how to reduce the number of deaths of babies and mothers in New Zealand.
The Local Coordinators can only act as Agents of the PMMRC in the DHB specified in relation to perinatal deaths (20 weeks gestation or a birth weight over 400gm if gestation unknown, to 28 days after birth) and maternal deaths related to pregnancy.
The Australian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) is a surveillance system designed to study a variety of rare or serious conditions in pregnancy, childbirth and the post natal phase. Through translating the findings of the system into reliable evidence-based practice, the aim of AMOSS is to improve the safety and quality of maternity care in Australia and New Zealand.
The Local Coordinator is responsible for the management of the local group communication both to and from the National Committee, maintenance of theCanterbury section of the PMMRC database and continued positive relationships between key stakeholders in the Health, Education, Justice sectors and Maori and Pacific communities.
The Coordinator must at all times adhere to their responsibilities as an employee of the DHB and their responsibilities as agent of the PMMRC and local coordinator of the DHB for the PMMRC.
Decreased Fetal Movement.pdf
Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy- brochure.pdf
Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy- record.pdf
PMMRC Meetings 2015.pdf
Perinatal Mortality Meeting report template.pdf
Human babies are designed to need protecting, even when they sleep. In New Zealand, about 60 babies per year die sudden unexpected deaths, most of them preventable. Safe Start™ is the Change for our children programme of professional and community education to ensure every person in New Zealand knows, accepts and acts on infant safety knowledge. To protect a child is to respect that child.
Change for our Children website
Find information about the smoking cessation programme - Ask about the Elephant at the LearnOnline website.
Learn Online website
This is a new e learning package for midwives and all who care for pregnant women.
The aim of this package is to give you an overview of the history, signs, symptoms and management of pre eclampsia. At the end is a short quiz which could result in your getting a certificate of completion from Action on Pre eclampsia. At APEC we are continuously striving to improve to help you so please take a minute to complete our feedback form (you will be directed to this from the quiz).
(APEC) UK website
Encompassing all the established and award winning content of the K2 Fetal Monitoring Training System, the Perinatal Training Programme is an interactive computer based training system covering a comprehensive spectrum of learning that can be accessed over the internet, anywhere, anytime, from within your own hospital or from home. It is a cost effective option compared to the high cost and inconvenience associated with traditional 'lecture based' training courses.Covering extensive subject areas in fetal monitoring training and maternity crisis management the Perinatal Training Programme teaching material is broad and deep. As well as CTG interpretation and labour management, it also covers physiology, underlying intrapartum fetal monitoring and perinatal asphyxia. Topics also include, amongst others, shoulder dystocia, pre-eclampsia and maternal haemorrhage and so, with real cases presented to teach by example, the Perinatal Training Programme provides users with the complete learning experience.
Fetal Monitoring Programme website
RANZCOG OFSEP is a FREE online resource that acts as a pre reading and further reading to users and it is designed to complement our face-to-face FSEP sessions. You do not need to login and you do not require a username, password or enrolment key to access OFSEP.
The Healthy Start Workforce Project e-learning programme encourages further understanding about the impact of lifestyle factors in conception, pregnancy and infancy on a child's metabolic, physiological and neurological development.
Healthy Start Workforce Project
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