This course covers the initial assessment and ongoing management of the critically ill pregnant patient and her child and will concentrate on pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and other severe pre-existing disease in pregnancy. Knowledge of the physiological changes that accompany pregnancy will be covered.
Offered: Ten weeks following HMS746
Prerequisites:A satisfactory performance in all components of the HMS746 assessment.
Contact hours perweek: 4
Assessment: 40% written exam, 30% log book, 30% supervisor report.