Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia — Participant

Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia


Course by Jhpiego


With Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia (PE&E) you will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence to identify and manage one of the leading causes of maternal death.

  • Hands-on skills practice is essential for the course.
  • This page provides you with the information and resources you need to participate in the course. Please follow guidance from your facilitator.

Learning materials

Here you can find PDFs of the course materials that you can view digitally or download. In some cases your facilitator will also provide printed versions.

Action Plans

The Action Plans will guide during the course. After the course, keep it visible in your facility to help you remember what you have learned.

Provider Guide

This guide will help you continue practicing and improve the quality of care.

MGSO4 Checklist and Monitoring Sheet

A job aid for the use of magnesium sulfate and patient monitoring

Medication table

A job aid for medication descriptions and doses


During practice of Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia you will need:

  • 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
  • Fetoscope
  • Urine dipsticks
  • Reflex hammer
  • Foley catheter, syringe, water for inflating
  • Urine collection bag
  • Gloves

Sustainable practice

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.

The last pages of the Provider Guide include practice sessions.

Download the Provider Guide

About Jhpiego

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.

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