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Special Event

To be conducted alongside the 14th World Congress of Intensive Care

Attend this conference to find out more on:

  • Physiology of pregnancy and clinical deterioration

  • Obstetric conditions e.g. preeclampsia
  • Ventilation in pregnancy
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Maternal collapse and resuscitation

Who should attend:
Intensive care nurses and doctors, cardiac nurses, emergency nurses, anaesthesia nurses, paramedics and any health professional interested in learning about acute illness in maternity patients.

The presenter: Dr Wendy Pollock is a critical care nurse and midwife who undertook her PhD on critically ill pregnant and postpartum women. She has extensive clinical, education and research experience on illness in pregnancy.

The program: This clinically focused one-day seminar will outline the key physiological adaptations in pregnancy and discuss clinical deterioration in pregnancy; provide new insights on pregnancy conditions that lead to ICU admission: preeclampsia, amniotic fluid embolism and obstetric haemorrhage. Finally, cardiac disease in pregnancy, ventilation in pregnancy, and maternal collapse and resuscitation will be presented. The latest research and evidence-based clinical guidelines are incorporated into the program.

Includes: Program. Morning tea and lunch

Seminar Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 -
09:00 to 16:00
Venue Address: 
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006
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