Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia
With this course participants develop the knowledge, skills, and competency to identify and manage the second leading cause of maternal death.
Hands-on skills practice is essential for the course. Make sure your participants have the equipment and time needed to practice.
Share with your course participants
We have gathered all the resources that you need to share with your course participants in one place. Share this link with them hmbs.org/course/pe&e-participant
Here you can find online materials and PDFs to view and download. You should also have printed materials during the course. You can order printed materials from Laerdal. The countries with highest mortality rates qualify for non-profit prices. If you prefer you can get the printing files free of charge, to print locally.
During the PE&E training every group of six participants will need the following equipment. For training, you can use samples or empty vials of the medication instead real ones
- MgSO4: at least 14g
- Lignocaine 2%
- Sterile water/IV for dilution
- 20cc syringes: at least 3
- IM needles: at least 3
- IV normal saline or lactated Ringer solution
- IV giving set and IV needles
- Alcohol swabs, tourniquet, gloves
- Calcium gluconate 10%
- Antihypertensive medication
- BP machine, stethoscope
- Urine dipsticks
- Reflex hammer
- Foley catheter, syringe, water for inflating
- Urine collection bag
Regular practice reinforces new knowledge and skills. Practice also develops skills and improves teamwork and clinical decision-making. Ensure that participants are able to continue low-dose, high-frequency simulation practice.
Select and train Practice Coordinators
Ask one or two people from each facility to coordinate practice sessions. The coordinator will remind their colleagues to practice and will guide the sessions. Prepare Practice Coordinators, so they know how to support their peers.
The last pages of the Provider Guide include practice sessions.
Download the Provider Guide
Participants can complete a confidence check before and after the training. This provides insights in the learning needs and process for both participants and facilitators.
Pre and post Knowledge Checks
Participants should complete a knowledge check and a confidence assessment, both before and after the training. This provides insight in the learning needs and process for both participants and facilitators.
Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) is a method to assess clinical skill(s) performance and competence. Participants should perform the OSCEs at the end of the course to gain a certificate.
Download and modify these documents to fit your purpose when preparing and evaluating your course.
- Champion Course Agenda
- Champion Certificate
- Champion Evaluation
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.