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7th Annual Midwifery Seminar

2 December 2020 8:00 am - 4:30 pm IMC Subang Jaya

Course Description

Healthcare increasingly recognises and focusses on ‘safe practice’ and ‘patient safety’. Clinical risk management strategies in maternity care play an important role to optimise patient safety and also reduce one’s liability and litigation.

Mother’s life is precious. Statistics on causes of maternal death in Malaysia, 2018 due to postpartum haemorrhage is 11.5 % and other obstetrical trauma and haemorrhage is 5.4 %. It is our goal to achieve a zero maternal mortality from obstetric haemorrhage in our country.

Nutritional rich maternal diet is associated with healthy foetal development and reduces incidences of congenital anomalies. Midwives should complement their technical skills with non-technical skills to heighten quality midwifery practices which contribute to positive childbirth experience and safe patient outcomes .

Course Objective

  • To provide knowledge on clinical risk management.
  • To create awareness on the importance of safe practice and patient safety.
  • To highlight the importance of maternal nutrition and non-technical skills in provision of safe maternity care.


8.00am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.10am Opening and Welcome Address
9.10am – 9.30am Performance Presentation by Diploma Students
9.30am – 10.15am Keynote Address:
Clinical Risk Management in Maternity Care: Optimising Patient Safety
10.15am – 10.30am Group Photography
10.30am – 10.45am Coffee Break
10.45am – 11.30am Zero Maternal Mortality from Obstetric Haemorrhage: Is it achievable?
11.30am – 12.15pm Minimising Medico-Legal Litigation via Defensive Obstetric Practices
12.15pm – 1.00pm Maternal Nutrition: Current Concepts for Healthy Foetal Development
1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch
2.30pm – 3.15pm Congenital Anomalies in Babies Among Diabetic Mothers
3.15pm – 4.00pm Non-Technical Skills Competency: Enhances Midwifery Care
4.00pm – 4.15pm Closing Remarks
4.15pm – 4.30pm Evaluation & Collection of Certificate

Who Should Attend

  • Medical Students
  • Nurses / Midwives
  • Midwifery Educators / Nursing Managers
  • Midwifery Students

Trainer’s Profile

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Sivalingam Nalliah
Professor OBGYN
Head Division of Surgery
IMU Clinical Campus, Seremban

Dr Loh Sweet Yi, Esther
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department
Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM)

Mr Ramakrishna Tharini, MBBS, LLB
Partner (Messrs Ram and Low)

Assoc. Prof. Rokiah Bt Don
Nutrition & Dietetics Department
International Medical University

Assoc. Prof. Dr Azanna Bt Ahmad Kamar
Neonatology, Paediatrics Department
Faculty of Medicine
University of Malaya (UM)

Pn Noraishah Ibrahim
Ward Sister, Obstetric & Gynaecology Unit
Hospital Serdang

7 December 2020

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