Evaluating the potential contribution of interdisciplinary obstetrics skills/drills emergency training as a quality improvement initiative: self-reported levels of pre and post- test confidence levels

Hayes, Catherine, Hinshaw, K., Hogg, R. and Graham, Yitka (2019) Evaluating the potential contribution of interdisciplinary obstetrics skills/drills emergency training as a quality improvement initiative: self-reported levels of pre and post- test confidence levels. British Journal of Midwifery (in press) . Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

Background
High-fidelity simulation is integral to health professional training. The effect of interdisciplinary training on levels of confidence in obstetric emergencies is less well explored.

Aim
To evaluate the impact of a multidisciplinary training project in obstetric emergency skills and drills on the confidence of staff.

Methods
A mixed-methods approach was used to evaluate the self-reported confidence levels of obstetrics staff. A total of 69 staff voluntarily attended emergency skills and drills training with a birthing simulator manikin. The programme used four emergency scenarios that had potential for poor maternal outcomes. A debrief followed each scenario and confidence levels were self-reported before and after each training session.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: British Journal of Midwifery (in press)
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
ISSN: 2052-4307
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Departments: Health and Medical Sciences
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2019 17:01
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 15:19
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4417

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