Maternity Education

Welcome to our Maternity Education Page.

All bookings are accessible via healthLearn.

For further information please contact or visit the Maternity Services Education Team, Level 5, Christchurch Women's Hospital.

CDHB Education Calendar 

Maternity Education Year Plan 2021

Education Planner Maternity 2021

CDHB Core​ Staff

Professional Development Planner Core Midwives

Professional Development Planner Nurses in Maternity

CDHB staff please refer to the booking process below.

All continuing education must self-enrol via healthLearn and await Manager approval. NB: Course Conference forms are no longer required for courses available via healthLearn.

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Adult CPR/Maternal Collapse 

Resuscitation training is provided as part of either Emergency Skills or PROMPT course - see below.


Breastfeeding Study Days 2021

Breastfeeding forum via healthLearn

Cultural Competency

Mauriora Associates Online Foundation Course

Mauriora Associates Limited (Mauriora) is a consultancy that specialises in Māori health, leadership, education and research and was established in 2000 by Māori Medical Doctors.

Mauriora personnel possess a wide range of skills and experience in health and education including: audit, assessment and evaluation; national and international conference presentations; health and education related research; resource and curricula development; cultural competency; health literacy; clinical and cultural supervision and mentoring.

Mauriora Associates Website 

CDHB Treaty of Waitangi and Tikanga Maori

CALD Cultural Competency Courses

Learn Online Courses

Understanding bias

Cultural competency

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Diabetes in Pregnancy 2021

Emergencies in Maternity Care

Emergency Skills Refresher for Midwives and Maternity Nurses 2021

Newborn Life Support 2021

PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi Professional Training) 2021

Resource List:

Breech Birth Network - The Birth of Leliana

Arrow® EZ-IO® System - Proximal Tibia Site Identification and Needle Insertion (Adult, Alert)

Tranexamic Acid (TX): The Science and the Practice

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia in Pregnancy in New Zealand

Physiological Breech Birth Algorithm

Amniotic Fluid Embolism, An Australian-New Zealand Population-Based Study

Outcomes of Blood Loss Post-Physiological Birth ...

Newborn Resuscitation Practice Steps

Epidural in Maternity Care 

Online via healthLearn.

Family Violence

Online via healthLearn

Fetal Monitoring

OFSEP for free online course

Fetal Surveillance Education FSEP 2021

Fetal Surveillance Education Requirements 

Infection Prevention

Five Moments of hand hygiene online yearly refresher: via healthLearn

Covid-19 Infection Prevention: via healthLearn

Covid swabbing resources: via Learn Online

Maternity Practice Skills

Maternity Practice Skills 2021

Maternity Morbidity/Pre-eclampsia/Sepsis

Preventing Maternal Acute Morbidity 2021

Pre-eclampsia online learning

Mental Health

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA)

Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC) Website

Perinatal Loss

2021 Perinatal Mortality Meetings

Perinatal Loss Workshop 2021

Perineal Care and Repair

Perineal Care and Repair Workshop 2021

​Preceptor Development

Book via Ara: Mary Kensington, Head of Midwifery,

Smoking, SUDI, Screening and More

ABC smoke cessation on healthLearn

Learn Online for courses on newborn metabolic and hearing screening; effective stop smoking conversations with pregnant women; shaken baby prevention; sudden infant death in infancy (SUDI) 

Healthy Start Professional Development – early life science and behaviour change:

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Page last reviewed: 07 October 2021