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Who is this course for
The first part of the course is intended for all team members who interact with pregnant, laboring, and post-partum women at any level of the health system.
The second part covers prevention and management of shock. It intended for skilled birth attendants to enhance their ability for ongoing management of post-partum hemorrhage.
What they will learn
- Active management of third stage of labor
- Early detection and basic management of post-partum hemorrhage
- Bimanual compression
- Management of shock
- Manual removal of placenta
- Cervical laceration repair
- Uterine balloon tamponade
- Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment.
Action Plans — guide the learning and can be a job aid in the facility.
Flip Chart —An educational tool to assist facilitators during training.
Provider Guide — Supports participants to continue practice and improved quality of care.
MamaNatalie Simulator — While a variety of simulators may be used for this module, we recommend the MamaNatalie. This is a s low cost, portable, and durable option which allows for role modeling respectful care.
Our approach to learning
The Helping Mothers and Babies Survive courses have a common methodology, based on the evidence that better learning outcomes result from:
- Targeted, repetitive interventions
- Case-based simulation practice
- On-site training in teams
This course was developed by Jhpiego, an organization that creates and delivers transformative health care solutions that save lives. They believe that where people live should not determine if they live. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, Jhpiego builds health providers’ skills and develops systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Jhpiego’s dedicated team of technical experts in human resource development; maternal and newborn health; monitoring, evaluation and research; in concert with global partners has brought the HMS suite of training materials forth to improve quality of care at birth.