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Maternal Medicine Course


Maternal Medicine, also known as Obstetric Medicine, is a very important part of obstetric and general medicine practice. It covers the medical complications and conditions occurring in pregnancy. A significant proportion  of maternal  morbidity and mortality  has one or more underlying medical conditions, and in developed countries medical disorders such as cardiac disease have emerged to become leading causes of maternal mortality.

Women with pre‐existing medical conditions often have concerns on how the condition affects their babies and pregnancy and vice versa, and a major clinical challenge we face is managing and counselling these mothers. This challenge is not unique to obstetricians, but also applies to physicians and general practitioners who look after women with medical issues who may be pregnant, or are contemplating pregnancy. Indeed, women's healthcare in pregnancy, in this era of multidisciplinary and multi‐professional care, is relevant to all healthcare disciplines including anesthesia, pharmacy, nursing and midwifery.

This will be our 8th course in Maternal Medicine. We have 3 international faculty in addition to our local experts contributing to an exciting scientific programme featuring the latest evidence based management of medical disorders in pregnancy. Interactive case studies and discussions, which have enjoyed much positive feedback in previous courses, will continue to be part of the course.


Course Objective

  • Mastering the essentials of common and important medical problems in pregnancy
  • Keeping current with controversies in management of diabetes in pregnancy
  • Counselling mothers with medical conditions
  • Understanding common misconceptions with radiology and imaging for the pregnant woman
  • Key take home messages from panel discussion of real life challenging obstetric medicine cases with interactive participation from the audience.


Target Audience

  • Obstetricians
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellows
  • Physicians involved in the care of pregnant women
  • Endocrinologists
  • Anaesthetists 
  • General practitioners / Nurses / Pharmacists
  • OBGYN & Internal Medicine residents and trainees 


Date & Time

Thursday - Friday, 13 to 14 June 2019

Registration closing date: 31 May 2019

8:00am - 5:30pm
 

Course Fees (GST Inclusive)

Non-OGSS ​OGSS ​Trainees / Nurses / Residents / Allied Health

​Medical Students

​Full Course​SGD 374.50​SGD 321.00​SGD 267.50​SGD 160.50
1 Day Pass (13 Jun / 14 Jun)​SGD 267.50​SGD 214.00​SGD 160.50​SGD 107.00


Venue

Academia, Level 1, Auditorium

20 College Road, Singapore 169856 (Located in SGH Campus) 


Registration 

To register, please email sims.sssc@singhealth.com.sg

In line with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), please note that we have updated our SingHealth Data Protection Policy, a copy of which is available at http://www.singhealth.com.sg/pdpa. Hard copies are also available on request.


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