Guide to What Injuries Can Affect a Baby in Child Birth

Guide to What Injuries Can Affect a Baby in Child Birth

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Course Overview

Although the majority of births occur without incident, unfortunately a significant number of women every year do have a traumatic experience during birth; whether through a mistake made during ante-natal care such as failure to spot birth defects or a mistake made during delivery, this can lead serious complications, permanent disability or even the death of the baby.

There is no doubt that negligence in child birth can have a devastating impact on both the child and parents which is why practitioners must ensure that they have the knowledge and understanding to deal which such cases in a competent and sensitive manner.

This course will be of interest to those who are new to this area of clinical negligence practice and will answer the question ‘what is a birth injury’ and will consider the risk factors involved. This course will also be a useful refresher for more experienced practitioners and will offer an overview of the injuries which can affect a baby during the pregnancy, while in labour and after the birth.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will: • Be aware of the risk factors which can increase the likelihood of birth injuries occurring • Be familiar with the birth injuries which a child can suffer during labour • Have considered case law in relation to wrongful birth • Understand the causes of infant mortality and the way in which this can be prevented

What is the target audience?

  • Clinical negligence practitioners

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About Instructor - Steve Green

Steve is a law and business subject’s lecturer, on post grad and business programmes.

Steve has spent the last 20 years working as a presenter, trainer and facilitator for various establishments. Steve works for Law Hound within training and development and has assisted them in producing a range of online videos for clients in addition to training material.

Course Curriculum

Guide to What Injuries Can Affect a Baby in Child Birth

  • Webinar- What Injuries Can Affect a Baby in Child Birth
    00:56:04
  • Notes- What Injuries Can Affect a Baby in Child Birth
    5 Page

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