Frequently Asked Questions!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION WILL THE CTG CLASS IN TOULOUSE BE HELD AS EXPECTED!

Question: What topics are covered in the course?

Answer:

  • Understanding the Limitations of CTG
  • Pathophysiology of CTG
  • Fetal Monitoring in the High Risk Labour
  • Types of Intrapartum Hypoxia
  • Role of the Fetal ECG
  • The ‘Wider Clinical Picture’
  • Fetal Acid-Base Balance and Fetal Blood Sampling
  • Case discussions

Please see Preliminary Program

Question: Is it possible to pay with a check?

Answer: Unfortunately, it is not possible to pay with check due to administrative causes.

Question: I am not able to register if I don’t fill in the VAT-no. What is a VAT-no.?

Answer: You need a VAT number if the invoice should be sent to your hospital. Contact your financial department and/or the head of obstetrics at your hospital. If the invoice is to be sent to your home address you do not need a VAT number, please just write your name in this field.

Question: I am not able to register if I don’t fill in the reference no. What is a reference no.?

Answer: You need a reference number if the invoice should be sent to your hospital. Contact your financial department and/or the head of obstetrics at your hospital. If the invoice is to be sent to your home address you do not need a reference number, please just write your name in this field.

Question: Is it possible to get a refund if I need to cancel?

Answer: No refund is available for a cancellation or amendment made within four weeks of the training course. This is because at this point we would have already incurred costs for your placing on the course due to factors such as catering, printing and staff resources.

Question: Where is the venue located?

Answer: The venue is located at
PREFMS
74 Voie du Toec
31300 Toulouse Cedex 9

Here you will find a map.

Question: How do I get to the venue “PREFMS” from the city centre?

Answer: Visit: http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-tram-toulouse/ and use their travel planner to plan your journey and receive information how to buy your ticket.

Question: Can you recommend a hotel located in the city with convenient public transportation to “PREFMS”?

Answer: We would recommend a hotel in the center. From here it is easy to walk and take the tram to the venue “PREFMS” and you will also have a wide selection of restaurants close to the hotel.

Question: How do I get to Toulouse?

Answer:

By air:

  • Toulouse-Blagnac airport

By train (TGV):

  • Train station of Tolouse

By car:

  • Highway A62, A68, A6, A64, N124
  • In Toulouse, take the Ring road (Périphérique) : Exit 1 Purpan Car park INDIGO du BARRY

Question: Who are the main lecturers?

Answer: Edwin Chandraharan M.B.B.S. M.S (Obs & Gyn), DFFP, DCRM, FSLCOG, FRCOG
Edwin is the Director of Global Academy of Medical Education & Training Ltd, and was the Lead Consultant for Labour Ward at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London from 2005 to February 2020. He has been the Clinical Director for Women’s services FROM 2011-2016 and the Lead for Clinical Governance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from 2005-2017. He is passionate about delivering high quality patient care with a strong focus on Transformational Training, Risk Management and Patient Experience. He was appointed as the Visiting Professor at the Tianjin Central Hospital for Women, Tianjin Province, China in 2016.

Edwin Chandraharan firmly believes in improving safety and quality of care in Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring through implementation of physiology-based CTG Interpretation with the use of Fetal ECG (STAN) and staff training. He has edited several books and published abstracts in National and International Scientific Meetings and Review articles in various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecological practice.

Edwin Chandraharan was part of the Team which won two National Awards in the UK: HSJ Value Award in 2016 and the BMJ Clinical Leadership Award in 2017 for ensuring a reduction in emergency caesarean sections and a low hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy rates in the UK through implementation of physiology-based CTG interpretation, with the use of Fetal ECG (STAN) and staff training.

Christophe Vayssière, MD PhD.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paule de Viguier Hospital CHU Toulouse
Inserm U1027- National institute of medical research and health: member of the team 2: Perinatal Epidemiological Unit, University Toulouse III. FRANCE
Specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine
PhD on ST analysis for intrapartum surveillance
Coordinating guidelines in Obstetrics for the French college (CNGOF) from 2008 to 2019
Secretary of the Research Group In Obstetrics Gynaecology (GROG) from 2004 to 2008
Head of a centre in Toulouse for management of complicated twins (laser in TTTS)
Member of the IFMSG (Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring Study Group) affiliated to the EAPM (European Association of Perinatal Medicine).
Christophe Vayssière has published close to 150 papers and on behalf of the French college CNGOF (College National Gynaecology Obstetrics) Christophe has coordinated “Surveillance fœtale pendant le travail” (Fetal Surveillance during labour) July 2016 Elsevier Masson.

Question: Do we receive any hands out prior the course?

Answer: Hands out such as articles and Power Point presentations will be sent to you after the course by e-mail, to be able to listen, interact and enjoy the sessions.

Question: What is a pretest?

Answer: The participants will have a test in the beginning of the course to determine the participant´s knowledge prior the CTG Master Class.

Question: What is the posttest?

Answer: A test given after the CTG Master Class to determine what the participants have learnt during the course.

 

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