Practical skills in advanced operative obstetrics, Bergen, Norway

Kurs og kompetanseutvikling for helsepersonell, 05.05.2022-06.05.2022, Kvinneklinikken

This is a hands-on course in operative obstetrics with a practical focus. It combines lectures by local and international speakers with training sessions on mannequins.
Acknowledged by the Norwegian Medical Association

If you want to fresh up your skills in operative obstetrics, challenge your own practice and meet other colleagues in fruitful discussions, this course is the right place to go to!


Day 1 - 5th May

09:00-09:10 Welcome, presentation of the department, Jørg Kessler
09:10-09:40 The biomechanical fundament of normal delivery, Ferenc Macsali
09:40-10:10 Irregular cephalic presentation - diagnosis and biomechanics, Ferenc Macsali
10:10-10:50 Non-rotational forceps, indications and technique, Tore Henriksen
10:50-12:00 Hands-on training, forceps 
Group 1: (Forrom Auditoriet)
Group 2: (Jordmorskolen)
Group 3: (Korridor)
Group 4: (Auditoriet)
Group 5: (UiB møterom)
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-13:15 Rotational forceps, indications and technique, Kim Hinshaw
13:15-14:15 Hands-on training, forceps 
Group 1: (Forrom Auditoriet)
Group 2: (Jordmorskolen)
Group 3: (Korridor)
Group 4: (Auditoriet)
Group 5: (UiB møterom)
14:15-14:45 The choice of instruments - vacuum vs. forceps, Kim Hinshaw
14:45-15:05 Break
15:05-15:50 Anal sphincter injury - diagnosis, treatment and counseling, Elham Baghestan
15:50-16:30  Abnormally invasive placenta, uterine rupture – treatment strategies, Sindre Grindheim, Torvid Kiserud
16:30-17:10   Hands-on training hysterectomy (video and phantom surgery)

Dinner for participants and faculty (separate payment)

Day 2 - 6th May

08:30-09:10 Vaginal breech delivery - when it gets difficult, Johanne Kolvik Iversen
09:10-09:50 Alternative birth positions in breech delivery, Anke Reitter 
09:50-10:05 Break
10:05-11:15 Hands-on training, breech
Group 1: (Auditoriet)
Group 2: (UiB møterom)
Group 3: (Jordmorskolen)
Group 4: (Forrom Auditoriet)
Group 5: (Korridor)
11:15-12:00 Twin delivery - on the outlook for trouble, Jørg Kessler
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-13:55 Hands-on training, twin (combined version, extraction)
Group 1: (Korridor)
Group 2: (UiB møterom)
Group 3: (Forrom Auditoriet)
Group 4: (Auditoriet)
Group 5: (Jordmorskolen)  
13:55-14:55 Clinical cases , Jørg Kessler
14:55-15:00 Closing remarks


3900 NOK


Course faculty

Elham Baghestan
Tore Henriksen
Kim Hinshaw
Johanne Kolvik Iversen
Jörg Kessler
Torvid Kiserud
Ferenc Macsali
Anke Reitter

Når og kor

Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Dep. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Auditorium, 4th floor
Jørg Kessler
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