Date: Monday February 25, 2013
Natalie Piche (Midwife), Pete Morassutti (Regional Paramedic Educator), and Dr. Paul Bradford (Local Medical Director)
Imagine you’ve been called to a residence for a newborn delivery. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a midwife and the baby is being delivered. Now there are a number of health care providers on scene. Who does what? Why was 911 called? Who cares for these patients now? Tune in and participate in this Webinar presentation and find out!
Paramedics of all levels will benefit from joining this paramedic rounds presentation, as you will be able to:
- Describe what a midwife is and his/her role in the birthing process,
- Describe a midwife’s medical training and how he/she is regulated,
- Establish when a midwife might call 911 and when he/she might treat a patient while enroute to the hospital
- Determine whether the paramedics or midwife are responsible for the patient(s).