Electronic Fetal Monitoring
eFM: Fetal Heart Monitoring
Electronic Fetal Monitoring (eFM) online medical course trains obstetricians and midwives in all aspects of intrapartum electronic fetal heart monitoring. It equips users with the knowledge and skills to interpret cardiotocographs (CTGs) correctly, thus minimising medical and legal risks. It is a valuable resource for trainees and qualified staff wishing to refresh their skills. The programme has been developed in the UK by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, The Royal College of Midwives and Health Education England.
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Electronic Fetal Monitoring - An e-Learning Tool for Midwives and ObstetriciansElectronic Fetal Monitoring (eFM) covers all aspects of intrapartum fetal monitoring. It equips midwives and obstetricians with the knowledge and skills to interpret cardiotocographs (CTGs) correctly. CTG training for midwives and obstetricians The high-quality knowledge sessions cover wide-ranging themes, including fetal heart rate issues, fetal hypoxia, normal and abnormal traces, multiple pregnancies and breech births. You can test your knowledge and skills by analysing CTG traces using interactive exercises. The outcome is provided at the end of each session, giving you feedback on your performance. You can also access an extensive e-library, with UK clinical guidelines and relevant articles from international journals.
Course ContentThis programme is organised into four learning paths:
- Level 1 – Pathophysiology; Normal Fetal Heart Rate Pattern
- Level 2 – Risk Factors for Fetal Hypoxia
- Level 3 – Pathophysiology; Complex Fetal Heart Rate Pattern
- Level 4 – Complex Pregnancies