Coordinators: Sabaratnam Arulkumaran (UK), Diogo Ayres-de-Campos (P)
Presented by the promoters of the recent FIGO consensus guidelines on intrapartum fetal monitoring, the aims of this course are to provide participants with a better understanding of:
1.Fetal oxygenation and acid base balance, basics of physiological reserve and hypoxic injury in labour
2.Detection of fetal compromise in low risk labour by intermittent auscultation
3.Interpretation of cardiotocography, and clinical response to different patterns
4.Use of adjunctive technologies for fetal surveillance
5.An interactive review of cases with expert analysis and general discussion
HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE – Training of vacuum, forceps, and shoulder dystocia (25/05/2017 _ 14:00 – 19:00) (SOLD OUT) 
Chair: Tim Draycott (UK)
Collaborators: Jo Crofts (UK), Cathy Winter (UK), Bianca Masturzo (I)
HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE – Repair of 3rd and 4th degree tears (25/05/2017 _ 14:00 – 19:00) (SOLD OUT) 
Chair: Elham Baghestan (N)
Collaborator: Susana Santo (P)
Obstetric anal sphincter injuries are among the most serious complications during vaginal delivery and are a major cause of anal incontinence in women. Consequently, the knowledge of diagnostic and repair of these injuries is crucial for obstetricians. By theoretical and practical training during this course, we hope we can give you the adequate training to recognize and repair 3-4 degree tears. This course is essential for all doctors practicing obstetrics and repairing perineal tears but will also be useful to midwives.
HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE – Protection of the perineum during labor (25/05/2017 _ 14:00 – 19:00) (SOLD OUT)
Chair: Tiina Pirhonen (FIN)
Collaborator: Jouko Pirhonen (S)
This intesive course will give the participants basic knowledge of  severe perineal tears and  a practical supervision  preventing  these tears. Further, every participant is going to have a personal training session based on individual desire and needs. After the workshop the participants will be able to understand the complex situation better, prevent the damage, know how to manage it, and make a plan for future care.
HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE – Crew resource management – team training in the labor ward (25/05/2017 _ 14:00 – 19:00) (SOLD OUT) 

Chair: Isis Amer-Wahlin (S)
Collaborator: Aina Wallin (S)
HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE – Mindful practice in childbirth (25/05/2017 _ 14:00 – 19:00) (SOLD OUT) 

Chair: Ana-Maria Whitmer-Jacobsson (S)
Collaborator: Lilian Wirken (NL)
A workshop to improve the quality of care birthing staff provide, while improving their own resilience and well-being. Relying on the latest research in neuroscience, cognitive psychology, communication, coping skills and psycho-traumatology. Offering an experiential learning environment, with a focus on developing the capacity for attention, communication and self-awareness in stressful and demanding situations. Introducing a tool box of mindful meditation forms, narrative medicine and appreciative inquiry. Also introducing the MBCP concepts of horticultural time, beginner’s mind, BRANN, and meditative pain management.
Concepts that increase teamwork between colleagues and extend the team to include empowered patients.