Frequently Asked Questions!

 

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

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, Le Hangar, is located at 135, rue Saint-françois, 37520 TOURS-La Riche. Please view a map.

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

Answer:

The venue, Le Hangar, is located close to UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BRETONNEAU.

From the train station (Gare Vinci), bus No. 15 and stop at “Tonnelé”. The bus ride will approx. take 20 minutes.

From the TGV train station (Gare St Pierre des Corps), Bus No. 5+4 or No. 16+4 and stop at “St Francois”. The bus ride will approx. take 45 minutes.

Please visit: https://www.filbleu.fr/horaires-et-trajet/plans  and use their travel planner to plan your journey.

Question:
Who are the main lecturers?

Answer:
Edwin Chandraharan
works as the Lead Clinician for Labour Ward and Lead for Clinical Governance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St. George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer to St George’s University of London and currently Clinical Director of Women’s Services. He is passionate about delivering high quality patient care with a strong focus on Risk Management and Patient Experience. He has published several abstracts in National and International Scientific Meetings and Review articles in various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecological practice.

Edwin has been invited to both National and International Scientific Meetings to deliver lectures and seminars on fetal monitoring and obstetric emergencies.

St George’s fetal monitoring team has won a prestigious award in May, 2016. The award recognizes outstanding efficiency by the NHS, excellent use of resources, and improvements in outcomes for patients. St George’s won the ‘Value and Improvement in Obstetrics and Gynaecology’ category for its innovative fetal monitoring strategy. This was developed to tackle variations in how different practitioners interpret CTG. This has helped St George’s have the lowest rate of emergency caesareans in London as well as a very low rates of babies with brain damage due to lack of oxygen in labour.

Franck Perrotin, MD PhD,
Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology in François Rabelais University (Tours, France) and is heading the Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine department at Tours University Hospital (Olympe de Gouges Whomen’s health Center, CHU Tours, France).

He has gained, with his team, a more than 10-years expertise in the field of CTG interpretation and ST-analysis and is largely involved in all the steps of academic teaching, including simulation, in per-partum fetal monitoring.

He has completed a Ph.D on ” Quantification of brain growth and vascular development in normal and restricted fetuses” in 2003 and post-doctoral studies from INSERM U930 (Tours, France) on vascular and rheologic exploration of animal (rodent) placentation. He has published more than 150 papers in reputed journals in the field of ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis and obstetrics and has coordinated more than 10 regional and national clinical research projects.

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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