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Workshops

Below is a summary of workshops provided by PSBC. If you have any questions, please contact us at 604-877-2121 or psbc@phsa.ca.

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.‎


To learn more about this workshop visit the ACoRN page.

 

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


To learn more about this workshop visit the Fetal Health Surveillance page.

 

This two-day instructor workshop is for those who would like to teach NRP in their facility/region. Once having completed all requirements, the participant will have three to four 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. 


To learn more about this workshop visit the Neonatal Resuscitation Program page.

 

‎To learn more about these PDR workshops, email us at psbc@phsa.ca.


PDR Level 1 Abstraction

This two half-day workshop is designed for Health Information Management professionals who are new to the BC Perinatal Data Registry (PDR).  It includes an introduction to the PDR 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 90-minute workshop is designed for Health Information Management professionals who are knowledgeable with the PDR 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 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.

 

The 5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain is a toolkit intended to help primary care practitioners discuss and manage gestational weight with their patients. The 5As (Ask, Assess, Advise, Agree, and Assist) framework ensures sensitive, realistic, measureable, and sustainable obesity management strategies that focus on improving health and well-being, rather than simply aiming for numbers on a scale. 


Training covers how to use the 5As counselling technique for discussing healthy pregnancy weight gain with patients. Training is free.


Regional Workshops

The workshops are for health care professionals working in perinatal care, with a focus on family physicians, specialists, nurse practitioners, midwives, and dietitians. 


  • March 29 – Surrey
  • April 5 – Vancouver
  • April 19 – Kelowna
  • April 21 – Victoria
  • April 26 – Prince George
View the workshop poster for more information and register online.

Online Training

The online training module is for family physicians, obstetricians, nurse practitioners, midwives, dietitians, and all primary care providers working in perinatal care.


View the online module poster for more information and register online.

 

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