Perinatal Education Program Overview

About the Program

The Perinatal Education Program is a joint program of the Division of Continuing Medical Education - College of Medicine and Continuing Education and Development for Nurses - College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan.

The purpose of the Perinatal Education Program is to promote optimal perinatal outcomes based on evidence-informed care and to identify, facilitate and evaluate continuing education and professional development for physicians, nurses, midwives and other health care professionals providing care to mothers and their newborns.

The objectives of the Perinatal Education Program are to:

  • Promote the maintenance of competence of perinatal health care providers throughout Saskatchewan by providing educational programs and consultation services. 
  • Provide professional education to reduce perinatal mortality and morbidity.
  • Support a comprehensive, coordinated approach to perinatal health care and education in the province.
  • Promote family-centred maternity & newborn care.
  • Collaborate with other health organizations to promote public education leading to optimal perinatal outcomes.

The Perinatal Education Program plans and delivers educational programming covering obstetrical and  neonatal care. The program works on a number of courses, projects and initiatives with Perinatal Outreach Education, Saskatchewan Health Authority to promote distributive learning pertaining to perinatal care and respond to needs on a provincial basis, including rural and remote locations in Saskatchewan.

The Perinatal Education Program Coordinator can assist with planning or will provide on request:

  • group learning activities
  • consultation with individuals, groups, facilities and health regions
  • information about best practice, policies and procedures, equipment and documentation

CME Perinatal Courses


Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor Course
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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor Update Course 
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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Course
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Fetal Health Surveillance Course
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Best Practices in Intrapartum Care Workshop
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Essentials in Obstetrical Care Workshop
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Management of the Emergency Delivery
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S.T.A.B.L.E. Assessment and Stabilization Care of Sick Newborns Post-Resuscitation & Pre-Transport
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*Course is Full*

Perinatal Practice Guidelines & Resources



West/Central CME 2021


The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is pleased to present the 2021 West/Central CME Program. In these times of uncertainty due to COVID-19, the SOGC has decided to offer you a fully virtual program. Our program highlights the importance of ensuring the quality of learning opportunities by emphasizing continuous training, the cornerstone of our professional development and success. 

Please sign in and register to see the full conference pricing. Register HERE

Perinatal Practice Guidelines that have been developed by the Advisory Committee to the Perinatal Education Program and distributed to health care professionals in Saskatchewan.



Molly Campbell
Clerical Assistant, Perinatal Education Program
Phone: (306) 966-7794