Topics

1. The diagnosis of labor: term and preterm

2. The diagnosis of failure to progress in labor

3. Augmentation of labor – amniotomy, oxytocin, and new methods

4. Misoprostol in the labor ward

5. The challenges of fetal monitoring

6. The controversial issues about the duration of the second stage

7. Assisted vaginal delivery: vacuum, forceps, OdonAssist

8. Tips and tricks in operative vaginal delivery

9. Pelvic floor injury during a vaginal delivery

10. Perineal and postpartum care

11. Umbilical cord pH, gases, and lactic acid

12. Fever in labor: clinical chorioamnionitis and related conditions

13. Optimal methods for induction of labor: inpatient and outpatient. When to induce a patient with rupture of membranes at term

14. Routine care during the third stage of labor

15. Stop the Loss: medical and surgical treatment in postpartum hemorrhage

16. Placenta accreta spectrum disorders: diagnosis and management

17. Alloimmunization in pregnancy and labor

18. Emergencies in the labor ward: amniotic fluid embolism, cardiovascular collapse during labor, thrombosis

19. Gestational diabetes and obesity: labor and delivery issues

20. Simulation on the labor and delivery

21. The practical use of intrapartum sonography

22. Controversies in the clinical management of labor

23. Spontaneous and iatrogenic preterm labor and birth

24. Anesthesia and analgesia in labor and delivery

25. Artificial intelligence in the labor ward

26. Waterbirth pros and cons