120 minutes including a Q&A
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• Review the pain pathways during labour and delivery.
• List the pharmacologic options for labour analgesia.
• Discuss the risks and benefits, contraindications, and potential complications of the various modalities for labour analgesia.
• Review the anesthetic considerations for Cesarean section
• Review the anesthetic options for Cesarean section, and the risks and benefits of each.
Obstetric anesthesia and analgesia must be concerned simultaneously with the lives of intricately connected patients – the mother and baby (ies). Obstetric anesthesia and analgesia is devoted to peripartum, perioperative, pain and anesthetic management of women during pregnancy and the puerperium. A perfect outcome is always expected when providing safe passage for both the mother and her fetus from antepartum to postpartum period. This webinar will review the risks and benefits, contraindications, and potential complications of the various modalities for labour analgesia and Cesarean Section.
Who Should Attend?:
• Perinatal Nurses: LDR and LDRP Nurses, Ante-partum and Post-Partum Nurses; Medical Interns
• Surgical Suite and PACU Nurses; NICU Nurses
• Fetal Assessment Nurses, Childbirth Educators, Lactation Consultants
• Critical Care Nurses
Dr. Kristine Marmai, BSc, MD, FRCPC
is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine, and staff anesthesiologist at London Health Sciences Centre. She completed her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2005, and obtained her FRCPC certification in 2010 after completing her anesthesia residency at The Schulich School of Medicine at Western University in London, Ontario. Following residency, she completed a clinical fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesia at Western. She contributes to many educational initiatives within the department and beyond, having special interests in medical education and mentorship, and is an active member of the Postgraduate Medical Education Committee. She was awarded “Resident Mentor of the Year” in 2019, and “Resident Teacher of the Year” in 2021.