Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

3 min Average

2. Intrapartum (Labor & Birth) Physiology and Complications

Date & Time Location Registration
2/1/2021 - 7:30 AM Center for Health Education and Simulation (CHES), 3001 W. Beltline Frontage Road, Room #305, Madison, WI 53713

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Three classes are available in this educational series focusing on the complex obstetric patient.

UPDATE: As healthcare workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, your health and safety is important to us. In order to protect our healthcare teams by social distancing, we will maintain classes but have limited seating. 

2. Intrapartum (Labor & Birth) Physiology & Complications

  • Trauma-informed care for laboring families
  • Updated standards of labor progression
  • Safe prevention of primary cesareans
  • Waterbirth
  • Labor support skills & nursing care 1st & 2nd stage
  • Support of physiologic birth
  • Maternal & fetal stressors
  • Labor induction/oxytocin use/neuraxial analgesia
  • Labor complications/emergencies (assisted vaginal delivery, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord prolapse, breech)
  • Precipitous birth & birth hand maneuvers
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Amniotic fluid embolism, VTE, Pulmonary embolism

Simulations: Labor and support & delivery maneuvers, assisted delivery, shoulder dystocia, & neonatal resuscitation

Participants may choose to take 1, 2 or all 3 classes based on their professional needs. Classes are offered once per quarter and are held at the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation (CHES), 2001 W. Beltline Highway, Suite 305 Madison  53713.

Applicants who  cancel less than 7 days prior to class or fail to attend at all, may not be eligible for a refund or for credit on a future training date. 

Please call the Mother/Baby Care Administration office at 608.417.7491 (M-F) daytime hours or e-mail msn_perinataleducation@unitypoint.org with any questions you have or need to reschedule/cancel.

2020 Dates 

  • October 5
  • December 7

2021 Dates 

  • February 1
  • April 7
  • June 7
  • July 28
  • October 6
  • November 29