Education and Training
Pregnancy Sickness Support can offer a range of training opportunities for Healthcare Professionals.
- 3 hour in-depth online training session delivered by Nurse Specialist/Chairperson Caitlin Dean to develop knowledge and understanding of; The spectrum of pregnancy sickness,
- Biopsychosocial impact of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG),
- Aetiology of pregnancy sickness and HG,
- Potential complications of HG,
- Diagnosing and treating HG,
- Day Case Management,
- Sources of support for women with HG.
- Those who attend the session will receive a certificate of attendance for CPD
- Online or in-person presentation by an experienced Pregnancy Sickness Support Volunteer who has suffered the condition and received treatment in your area. This presentation will cover the following topics:
- What is HG,
- A personal account of the condition,
- The differences between normal pregnancy sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum,
- Treatment and medication,
- What HCP’s can do to help
- Information about the charity and how it supports sufferers and healthcare professionals.
- Those who attend the session will receive a certificate of attendance for CPD.
- Support from our Nurse Specialist/Chairperson Caitlin Dean to develop services such as IV Day Units and Treatment protocols in hospitals and the community.
If you would like further information on our Training and Education please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Midirs - How midwives can help women with hyperemesis
- Support Network Information Leaflet
- Printable Leaflets
- Nursing Care Plan
- Symptom differences between NVP and HG
- Pre-pregnancy HG care plan
- Conference Papers
- Helpful information leaflet in Urdu
- Research reference list
- IV at Home Treatment Pathway - Thanks to Sirona Care and Health
- Pregnancy Sickness Support A4 poster for a ward/clinic display board
- AEPU Conference Presentation 2015
- Women's experiences of the therapeutic value of writing about pregnancy sickness
- Hyperemesis gravidarum: who cares?
Did you know?
Use an holistic approach to assessing women, including perinatal mental health support, and recognise that no one measure, including ketones, can reliably assess severity of HG
Please note this guideline is for moderate to severe NVP symptoms rather than HG
RCOG Green-top Guideline No. 69
The Management of Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy and Hyperemesis Gravidarum
BMJ Clinical Update 2018
Management of severe pregnancy sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum
The risk of a baby being born with a congenital abnormality - the difference between relative and absolute risk
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