Perineal Care Module
The Perineal Care module will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and understanding that is necessary to identify risks for perineal trauma. The module will also enable you to recognise and repair perineal trauma sustained during childbirth and advise women on how to relieve perineal pain covering:
- Obstetric wound trauma
- Anatomy and Physiology of the perineum
- Antenatal Care including cultural considerations
- Intrapartum Care including episiotomy
- Postnatal care including the phases of wound healing
The Perineal Care module is suitable for all health professionals and student health professionals working with women who have the potential to, or who have sustained, perineal trauma. Access to the module is for 12 months and you can jump in and out of the course as often as you want, with each module remembering where you left off.
This module is accredited by the Australian College of Nursing and The Australian College of Midwives for 6 hours of CPD. It is also accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as a Category 2 QI&CPD activity and by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine as a PDP activity.