This is an enjoyable, interactive, residential course covering all major aspects of obstetric haematology.

Date: Monday 27 - Wednesday 29 September 2021
Venue: St Edmund Hall, Oxford

The course is mostly aimed at consultants and trainees in both haematology and obstetrics but previous years have also received good feedback from anaesthetists, pharmacists, scientists and specialist nurses/midwives.

It takes place at St Edmund Hall, the oldest Oxford college.

To optimise interaction, networking and personal learning and development, places are limited to 30 and are allocated on a first come first served basis.

The course aims to develop understanding of the physiology and pathology of obstetric haematology conditions and provide practical guidance for disease prevention and management.

Topics covered include:

  • Placental development and physiological changes to the blood
  • Anaemia in pregnancy
  • Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy
  • Management of neonatal alloimmune
  • Thrombocytopenia (NAIT)
  • Red cell antibodies in pregnancy
  • Bone marrow disorders in pregnancy
  • The management of haemoglobinopathies in pregnancy
  • Haemoglobinopathy screening
  • Haemostatic changes in pregnancy
  • Identification of carriers and prenatal diagnosis for inherited bleeding disorders
  • Management of inherited bleeding disorders
  • Obstetric haemorrhage and point of care testing
  • Prevention of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Management of suspected VTE in pregnancy
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy
  • Management of mechanical heart valves in pregnancy

For further information please contact Joyce Dyer

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