The PIMS (Preparation in Maternity Safety) course is for those in the early stages of their obstetric or midwifery career, or those seeking a refresher.
The course covers the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide quality maternity care. Workshops include sessions on antenatal care and creating the birth space and normal birth, management of the 3rd and 4th stage of labour, neonatal resuscitation and managing some o the common emergencies in labour (eg. postpartum haemorrhage). Lectures are on topics including perinatal psycho-social health, collaborative care of the clinically deteriorating woman, obstetric and medical complications in pregnancy. How to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team is a critical focus of the course.
PIMS (Preparation in Maternity Safety) is accredited with RANZCOG. Those eligible can claim points for attendance as follows:
CPD Online Program (Clinical Expertise Domain)
Full attendance – 14.5PD points
Course fee $1,600.00 AU per participant. This includes:
NOTE: Hard copies of the manual are available for an additional fee of $100, this includes postage and handling in Australia.