Frequently Asked Questions – Turku

 

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 is located in the heart of Turku, Aitiopaikka/Auditorium please View MAP.

 

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

Answer: Aitiopaikka is located in city centre of Turku. Walking distance from all central hotels.

 

Question: Can you recommend any hotels nearby the venue?

Answer: Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Scandic Julia, Scandic Plaza and Scandic Turku.

 

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.

Austin Ugwumadu is a consultant and senior lecturer in obstetrics and gynaecology at St George’s. In 2001 he was appointed to his post at St George’s Hospital and St George’s University of London. His clinical and research interests are primarily focused on perinatal infections, intrapartum fetal monitoring and hypoxic brain injury. He has edited several books and published over 150 papers, reviews and abstracts and attended several medico legal courses.

Both Austin and Edwin have 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.

 

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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