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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor Course

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Workshop Fee:

$375.00 + GST

Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation 8th edition directly from the Canadian Paediatric Society. Call (613) 526‐9397 ext. 221 or visit on‐line at https://bookstore.cps.ca. Employees of the Saskatchewan Health Authority have institutional access to the digital copy of the textbook through the SHA Library. 

For more course information and questions, contact Christina.Santo@saskhealthauthority.ca.

Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) Education Bank

Up to three thousand dollars ($3000.00) of fees for recognized continuing medical education (CME) activities can be recovered each year by Saskatchewan physicians from the CME fund as managed by the SMA.

For Information Regarding the NRP Instructor Program:

Christina Santo RN, BScN

Outreach Coordinator, Maternal & Children’s Provincial Program                

Saskatchewan Health Authority |T. (306) 786-0828

Christina.Santo@saskhealthauthority.ca

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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor Update Course 

More information coming soon....

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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Course

When and Where

June 16, 2022

Regina General Hospital,  Regina, SK

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Registration Fees:

$75.00 for SHA Staff and Physicians

$200.00 for Partner Organizations and Residents

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Participants are responsible for obtaining the 8th edition NRP Provider Manual. Participants are required to successfully complete the NRP On-line exam as a pre-requisite to attending the course. Further details about the Manual and Online Exam will be included in the confirmation letter provided by your local contact.

For Information Regarding the NRP Provider Program:

Suzanne Staudinger

Outreach Coordinator, Maternal & Children’s Provincial Program                 

Saskatchewan Health Authority |T. (306) 655-2453

Suzanne.Staudinger@saskhealthauthority.ca

PAYMENT, CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Please note that we accept payment only by credit card or institutional/company cheque payable to the University of Saskatchewan. Registrations will not be processed until payment is received. 

Refund policy: 

Cancellations must be received in writing by June 8, 2022 and will be subject to a $25.00 + GST administration fee. Refunds will not be considered on or after June 9, 2022. The division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Saskatchewan, reserves the right to cancel or postpone a conference due to insufficient registration or circumstances beyond control. This conference may be cancelled prior to the session date. Each registrant will be notified with a full refund following the decision. Continuing Medical Education cannot accept registration substitutions.

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Fetal Health Surveillance Course

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The Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) education programs is facilitated through the Canadian Fetal Health Surveillance Steering Committee (C FHS SC) with the Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition of Canada to meet the need for evidence-based, interprofessional education in fetal health surveillance. The course content reflects the recommendations provided in the Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) Fetal Health Surveillance: Intrapartum Consensus Guideline (2020) and the Fetal Health Surveillance: Antepartum Consensus Guideline (reaffirmed 2018). The FHS Fundamental Workshops and FHS Refresher Workshop consists of three components:

1. Pre-study of the C FHS SC "Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual" accessed through the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine - Division of Continuing Professional Development.

Registration is required for the Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance – Self-Learning Online Manual, UBC CPD. Link to review overview, learner outcomes including skills gained Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance – Self-Learning Online Manual, UBC CPD.  Link to Overview, skills gained 

2. Successful completion of the Fundamentals FHS Online Exam following review of the Online Manual. More Information is provided following registration into the courses. The National Fetal Health Surveillance Online Exam is available to paid participants for 3 months from date of online exam registration.

3. Participation at an FHS interprofessional workshop with a focus on integrating knowledge to clinical practice through interactive cases in intermittent auscultation and electronic fetal monitoring. Strategies to improve outcomes and reduce the risk of adverse events through effective team communication is emphasized throughout the face-to-face workshop.

Skills Gained:

Upon completion of the FHS Fundamentals and Refresher Workshops, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the Canadian recommendations for fetal health surveillance during labour.
  • Identify the definitions, characteristics, etiology, physiology/pathophysiology of IA, intrapartum EFM and NST findings.
  • Apply FHS classification and interpretation to IA, intrapartum EFM and NST findings within the whole clinical picture for decision making.
  • Describe the appropriate clinical management/response for prevention and/or correction of abnormal IA, atypical/abnormal intrapartum EFM and NST findings.
  • Describe antenatal surveillance techniques including fetal movement counting, NST, and biophysical profile.
  • Discuss teamwork, communication and documentation as they relate to fetal health surveillance and perinatal outcomes.

4. The virtual FHS Fundamental Workshop length is 12 hours with four sessions of three hours in length. The FHS Refresher Workshop is dependent on the learner's needs but typically 3 - 4 hours in length.

Target Audience:

Family physicians, midwives, nurses, obstetricians and students / residents in these disciplines

Cost of the FHS Fundamental workshop:

  • The "Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual" for pre-study and ongoing reference purposes: 
    • No charge.
  • Completion of the "Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Exam:
    • $30.00 CDN for Residents of Canada
    • $125.00 CDN for International Learners
    • Bulk exam purchases are available; contact UBC CPD registration at cpd.info@ubc.ca or 604-675-3777.
  •  Virutal Workshop:
    • 100.00 

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The workshop combines Self-Directed Learning, Classroom (Virtual/In Person) and Skills/Drills (In Person) for providers of maternal - newborn care whose current clinical practice includes antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care. Participants complete self-directed learning prior to the classroom where review of maternal and newborn care and assessments, intrapartum management and complications, and pain management. Participants have the opportunity to gain hands on skills in practice based on clinical scenarios.

Target Audience

This hybrid workshop is intended for providers of Maternal - Newborn care whose current clinical practice includes antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care. It is for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in obstetrics and/or postpartum.

The learning objectives for the Hybrid Maternal and Newborn Care Education include:

  • Discuss routine care of obstetrical patients, their families, and newborns.
  • Describe the appropriate clinical management of at-risk and high risk conditions during pregnancy and birth.
  • Understand the necessary components of team work and communication including the family.

Registration Fees:

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Management of the Emergency Delivery - 4 1/2 hours 

Offered on request for facilities

Management of Emergency Delivery is a 4 ½ hour workshop which provides staff with the basic knowledge and skills to safely provide care to women who present to the emergency room in advanced labour and where planned, elective obstetrical services are not provided.  The course covers:

  • Rapid Assessment of the Labouring Patient.
  • Management of the Delivery in the Absence of the Primary Care Provider including practice skills stations.
  • Post Delivery Stabilization of Mother & Infant.

The target audience is registered nurses and LPNs in facilities where they may be required to provide care for pregnant and labouring women on an emergent basis.  It can also be opened up to EMS staff at your discretion.

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The Acute Care of at-Risk Newborns (ACoRN) Program provides health care professionals with the knowledge and skills of neonatal stabilization and management. In Canada, ACoRN is administered by the Canadian Paediatric Society. For more information on the ACoRN Program see the About ACoRN. Saskatchewan is transitioning to ACoRN over the coming year with recruitment of a multidisciplinary team to facilitate this two day simulation based workshop.

Registration Fees and More Information

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