30 minutes

Prehospital care practitioners,Emergency medicine practitioners

Obstetric and gynaecological emergencies - for paramedics- Archived [?]

This module should help demystify calls to obstetric and gynaecological emergencies.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should have reviewed:

  • Common obstetric and gynaecological emergencies
  • Information to note for these emergencies
  • General treatment of these emergencies.

This module is based on paramedic practice

This module forms part of a pre-hospital care programme that has been developed for paramedics and other first response practitioners, and is based on paramedic practice.

Written by:

Natasha Taylor

Consultant Editor:

 Professor Ian Greaves, Sir Keith Porter

Last updated

27 May 2009

Release date

27 May 2009


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of credit to this module
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:30 hours The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
SBMFC 0.5 credits, 0:05 hours This is to state that SBMFC recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development. Healthcare professionals and students can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is the equivalent of 0.5 credits or 0.5 hours of learning.