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Maternal Resuscitation


Resuscitation Officers

Target Audience

This is an annual mandatory course for clinical staff employed by the Trust working in Maternity/Obstetrics.


Pre-course reading material will be provided.

Staff are advised to wear comfortable cloting.

Course Length

2 hours

KSF Links

Core 3: Health, Safety & Security

Booking Contact

Resuscitation Office

Tel: 822099 ext: 4902


Follow on Activity

Advanced Life Saving Obstetrics (ALSO) course

Newborn Life Support (NLS) course

Programme Content

  • Causes and Recognition of maternal cardiac arrest
  • Maternal resuscitation & AED
  • Maternal anatomical & physiological changes and their implications for resuscitation
  • Newborn Life Support

Learning Outcomes


Following this course, participants will be able to understand the causes of maternal cardiac arrest, perform maternal resuscitation using AED and perform newborn life support.


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