Basic Emergency Obstetric Care (B-EmOC) Training


Introduction

The purpose of this training is to equip the Medical Officers with appropriate knowledge and skills to handle basic and comprehensive obstetric care, respectively. The Medical Officers are trained to become proficient in providing quality antenatal care, intra-partum care, including monitoring of labor with partograph, active management of third stage of labor and postpartum care and manage common obstetric problems such as anaemia, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy including eclampsia, haemorrhage, abortion, puerperal sepsis, prolonged labor, preterm labor, foetal distress, prolapsed cord, twins etc. and stabilize women before and during referral to the appropriate health facility. They are equipped enough to handle the common obstetric emergencies and provide the requisite care such as administration of parenteral oxytocics, antibiotics and anti-convulsant drugs, manual removal of placenta, the conduct assisted vaginal deliveries etc. In Haryana this training is integrated with PPIUCD training.

Approximately 15% of expected births worldwide will result in life-threatening complications during pregnancy, delivery, or the postpartum period. Many of them are predictable and if not timely predicted may result in maternal death Hence requires capacity building of staffs.This training is for Medical officers.

Objectives:

To equip the Medical Officers with appropriate knowledge and skills to handle basic and     comprehensive obstetric care

To become proficient in providing quality antenatal care, intra-partum careand postpartum    care, manage common obstetric problems and stabilize women before and during referral     to the appropriate health facility.

Goals:

To provide quality care to mothers and newborns to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.