Helping Mothers Survive: Pre-eclampsia & Eclampsia

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2018 | Jhpiego

Helping Mothers Survive (HMS) is a suite of hands-on, simulation-based learning modules designed to be delivered at the jobsite to build the capacity of the health workforce. Pre-eclampsia & Eclampsia is a module designed to address the second leading cause of maternal mortality globally, pre-eclampsia & Eclampsia. Key content in this module includes: correct assessment and classification of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, administration of loading and maintenance doses of magnesium sulfate and antihypertensive medications, and management of convulsions. The first day of this training is designed for all team members who interact with pregnant, laboring, and postpartum women who need to diagnose and treat rapidly at any level of the health system and the second day is intended for skilled birth attendants to enhance their ability for ongoing management of the pre-eclamptic or eclamptic woman. You can download the full package of Helping Mothers Survive: Pre-eclampsia & Eclampsia training materials at no cost. 

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Maternal and child health
Health worker manual
Training institutions
Job aid