Essential Care for Labor and Birth
August 8 & 9, 2020
8:30 am to 4:00 pm Saturday
8:30 am to 4:00 pm Sunday
What is the Essential Care for Labor & Birth (R) Course?
Helping Mothers Survive ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH® (HMS ECL&B is a learning module designed to improve the quality and experience of care for women and newborns during labor, birth and the immediate postpartum period. ECL&B builds capacity of the entire team of providers to give evidence-based, respectful care using a “low dose, high-frequency” (LDHF) approach.
KEY COMPETENCIES COVERED: Respectful care, Infection prevention, Classification of labor: latent, active or false labor, Management and monitoring of labor, Early identification of complications, Identification of poor progress of labor, Supportive care during all stages of labor and birth.
Who should attend?
The ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH® (HMS ECL&B) Master Trainer Course is designed for those with experience caring for laboring & postpartum mothers who will train birth attendants and other healthcare providers in resource limited settings.
How do I prepare for this course?
Participants will be expected to review the ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH® (HMS ECL&B) Provider Guide, Flip Chart, and Action Plan. Also review the HMS® website: https://hms.jhpiego.org/essential-care-labor-and-birth/ in advance of the course. Participants will be expected to download their own ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH® (HMS ECL&B) Teaching Materials and Demonstration Equipment to prepare and study for the course. Participants will use these materials to teach the course in the future.
ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH ® (HMS ECL&B) Flip Chart Free Download
ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH ® (HMS ECL&B) Action Plan Free Download
ESSENTIAL CARE FOR LABOR & BIRTH ® (HMS ECL&B) Provider Guide Free Download
Space is limited
$250 General Registration
Breakfast & Lunch Provided
The course tuition may be credited to a future training, but is nonrefundable. Substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made in writing by August 1, 2020. No credit will be given to “no shows”.