Workshops

This is a summary of workshops that may be provided by PSBC.

ACoRN
This two day workshop will focus on:

  • The principles of stabilization.
  • How you can manage the common acute neonatal problems seen in BC.
  • How you can determine which infants need to be transferred.
  • What you can do before the Transport Team arrives.
  • What help you can expect from ther tertiary care unit before the Transport Team arrives and what the Infant Transport Team requires of you.

Participants will be provided an oppportunity to practice key neonatal skills used in the management of a sick infant.

Fetal Health Surveillance Instructor Course

This two day workshop is designed for those who would like to teach intrapartum Fetal Health Surveillance in their facility/region.  Instructor teaching material are available through this program.  This is a certificate course.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor Course

This two day workshop is for those who would like to teach NRP in their facility/region.  Once having completed all requirements, the participant will have 3-4 months to develop and facilitate a provider program.  This return demonstration is the final step in becoming an NRP instructor.  A current NRP provider card is a prerequisite for this course.

Obstetrical Emergencies

This workshop is designed as an update of skills for physicians, midwives and nurses in managing "difficult" births.  Modules include:  shoulder dystocia, forceps/vacuum extraction, breech and postpartum haemorrhage.  Emphasis will be on hands on skill practice with instructors.

PDR Level 1 Abstraction

This two half-day workshop is designed for Health Information Management professionals who are new to the BCPDR.  It includes an introduction to the BCPDR and step-by-step, hands on abstracting instructions.  The participant that completes this workshop will be able to do current data abstraction at the hospital level.

PDR Level 2 Abstraction - Module 1


This NEW 90 minute workshop is designed for Health Information Management professionals who are knowledgeable with the BCPDR but who wish a refresher.  It includes a clarification of data definitions, reviews common questions and reviews data quality queries.  The participant that completes this workshop will have a greater understanding of data definitions and the data quality process. 

PDR Level 2 Abstraction - Module 2


This NEW 60 minute workshop is designed for Health Information Management professionals who are knowledgeable with the BCPDR abstraction but wish to understand the period end process.  It includes an explanation of the period end process from beginning to end.  The participant that completes this workshop will be able to complete Period End at their hospital site. 


For additional workshop information refer to the tab on the left or contact:
Perinatal Services BC
West Tower, 3rd Floor
555 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 3X7

Telephone: 604-877-2121
Email: psbc@phsa.ca

 

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012