What makes this Expert unique?
This is the only University Expert Course in Maternal and Obstetric Pathology whose objective is to deepen in the most classical obstetrics and maternal medicine from a current point of view, focused on evidence-based medicine and on the patient, and with eminently practical keys for its transfer to the clinical practice of any specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics.
This course will help the specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics to act, in collaboration with other experts, with the aim of improving the health and well-being of the mother-fetus binomial during pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium. He does so by diagnosing, advising and treating complications affecting both the mother and the fetus.
We will address topics that have a high demand for care such as obstetrics, maternal diseases intercurrent with gestation, placental insufficiency, maternal infections, management of severe maternal complications or perinatal mental medicine.
In addition, essential social aspects of current obstetric practice such as respectful obstetric practices, perinatal bereavement, ethical considerations and patient-physician communication will be discussed.
All content will be complemented with supporting material with the latest scientific evidence, guidelines and protocols.
To whom it is addressed
Professionals specialized in Gynecology and Obstetrics who wish to take a high-level refresher course to qualify them for their daily clinical practice.
- To deepen in the most classical obstetrics and maternal medicine from a current point of view, focused on evidence-based medicine and the patient in order to respond to the practice of the XXI century.
- To deal with the most common obstetric practices such as cesarean section, induction of labor or treatment of intrapartum fetal distress from a modern point of view based on the latest scientific evidence, as well as aspects of humanization of the labor process and incorporating the latest technologies such as intrapartum ultrasound.
- To treat the main gestational pathologies, those that are more prevalent such as prematurity, fetal growth restriction or diabetes, those that cause greater maternal morbidity and mortality such as preeclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage or maternal and gestational diseases.
- Treat infectious pathologies with great maternal and fetal impact such as HIV or malaria, as well as emerging diseases such as Sars-Cov-2 infection or Zika.
- Addressing maternal mental and psychosocial issues such as postpartum depression and respectful obstetric practices.
- To create a space to share experiences and knowledge with expert specialists.
- To promote debate and critical thinking on new advances in maternal-fetal medicine.
- Apply in practice the theoretical knowledge in practical workshops using the latest teaching innovation tools.