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Organising Institutions

EUROPEAN MIDWIVES ASSOCIATION

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF PERINATAL MEDICINE

STUDY GROUP ON INTRAPARTUM MONITORING
The Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring Study group, founded in 2012, is one of the most active study groups of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine (EAPM).
The main AIM of the group activities is to promote training related to intrapartum fetal monitoring (IFM) in European countries, foster research collaboration and develop standards related to IFM.
Other tasks include promotion and development of technology related to IFM, as well as the international guidelines on the use of IFM.
The IFMSG organise courses and sessions within EAPM meetings and together with EAPM and European Midwives Association (EMA) is responsible for the  organisation of the European Congress on Intrapartum Care (ECIC) which is held every two years in different countries of Europe.

Past editions:

  • 2019 ECIC meeting, Turing, Italy (14th – 16th March 2019)

Congress Committees

Scientific Committee

Local Organising Committee

Scientific Programme

PRE CONGRESS COURSES – programme available soon

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17:15-17:25

OPENING CEREMONY

Congress presidents; Scientific Committee Chair & Co-Chair;
Local Organizing Committee Chair

17:25-19:00

SESSION 1 - SETTING THE SCENE, NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL

17:25-17:40

Overviewe Serbian maternity care

17:40-17:50

Midwifery education and scope of role in Serbia

17:50-18:05

Why did instrumental vaginal deliveries disappear in part of Europe?

18:05-18:25

What is the optimal caesarean section rate?

18:25-18:45

What women want, a global campaign

18:45-19:00

general discussion

19:00-20:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

08:30-10:10

SESSION 2 - PHYSIOLOGY OF LABOUR

08:30-08:55

Labour physiology

08:55-09:20

WHO Partogram study

09:20-09:25

selected short oral communication

09:25-09:50

Influence of nutrition on the onset of labour

09:50-10:00

selected oral communication

10:00-10:10

selected oral communication

10:15-11:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTER VISIT

11:00-12:45

SESSION 3 - COLLABORATION INFLUENCING POSITIVE OUTCOME

11:00-11:20

To give birth in water

11:20-11:25

selected short oral communication

11:25-11:45

Intrapartum Care Quality indicators

11:45-11:55

selected oral communication

11:55-12:05

selected oral communication

12:05-12:35

Concept of collaboration/influencing quality Services

12:25-12:45

General discussion

12:45-14:10

CATERED LUNCH & POSTER VISIT

12:50-13:20

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 1

14:10-15:35

SESSION 4 - BACK TO THE FUTURE: INSTRUMENTAL VAGINAL DE-LIVERY

14:10-14:30

Vacuum or forceps: when and how long

14:30-14:50

Ultrasound in labour: why, when and how to do it

14:50-14:55

selected short oral communication

14:55-15:15

ASSIST study - Is Odon device a feasible addition to operative vaginal delivery

15:15-15:25

selected oral communication

15:25-15:35

selected oral communication

15:35-16:05

KEY NOTE LECTURE 1


To be choosen: direction european concern, ethics and dignity in intrapartum care "do no harm"

16:05-16:40

COFFEE BREAK & POSTER VISIT

16:40-18:00

PANEL 1 - LABOUR IN SPECIFIC SITUATIONS

16:40-16:55

Bringing the breech to normal

16:55-17:10

Vaginal delivery after previous CS

17:10-17:25

Multiple Pregnancy - latest update in care

17:25-17:40

Neuroprotection in preterm delivery

17:40-18:00

Discussion

08:30-10:25

SESSION 5 - INDUCTION & AUGMENTATION OF LABOUR

08:30-08:50

Oxytocin Use -EAPM guideline

08:50-09:10

Cervical ripening at home?

09:10-09:30

Introduction of midwife lead Dilapan for IOL

09:30-09:40

selected oral communication

09:40-09:50

selected oral communication

09:50-10:10

Debate: elective induction for all at 39 weeks? YES or NO

10:10-10:25

General discussion

10:25-10:55

COFFEE BREAK & POSTER VISIT

10:55-12:30

SESSION 6 - PERINEAL TRAUMA

10:55-11:20

Episiotomy: when and how

11:20-11:45

Midwife preventing perineal injuries

11:45-12:10

Perineal trauma during vaginal birth in Slovenia

12:10-12:20

selected oral communication

12:20-12:30

selected oral communication

12:30-13:00

KEY NOTE LECTURE 2


Covid-19 and pregnancy: lessons learnt

13:00-14:15

CATERED LUNCH & POSTER VISIT

13:05-13:45

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 2

14:15-16:00

SESSION 7 - INTRAPARTUM CARE

14:15-14:30

Timing of hospital admission in labour (latent versus active)

14:30-14:45

Labour and delivery in women with high BMI

14:45-15:00

Abdominal fetal ECG: where do we stand?

15:00-15:15

Delayed Interval Delivery, a single-center experience

15:15-15:30

WOMAN 2 trial

15:30-15:45

Placenta accreta spectrum disorders

15:45-16:00

General discussion

16:00-16:30

COFFEE BREAK & POSTER VISIT

16:30-16:55

5 SELECTED ORAL PRESENTATIONS

17:00-17:30

KEY NOTE LECTURE 3

17:30-17:45

take home messages & prizes


Microbioma in relation to mode of delivery

17:45-17:55

Closing session

Congress presidents; Scientific Committee Chair & Co-Chair