Using educational DVDs in teaching perinatal bereavement communication to undergraduate healthcare students

Using educational DVDs in teaching perinatal bereavement communication to undergraduate healthcare students

O Sullivan, T. (1), Murphy M. (2), Verling, AM. (1,2), O’ Donoghue K (1,2,3) (1) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland. Background Compassionate bereavement care has been shown to enhance parental experiences. Communication skills are a key component

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Maternity care providers’ involvement in research

Maternity care providers’ involvement in research

S. Shiplo (1), S.Meaney (1,2), K. O’Donoghue (1,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland. Background Despite a widely acknowledged importance of research for improving patient care and outcomes, research in pregnant women is lacking. Many challenges innate to

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Burnout after perinatal LOSS in Midwifery: results of the BLOSSoM study

Burnout after perinatal LOSS in Midwifery: results of the BLOSSoM study

Claudia Ravaldi (1,2), Eleonora Cossu (2), Alessandra Bettiol (3), Niccolò Lombardi (3), Giada Crescioli (3), Elisa Carelli (4), Fabio Facchinetti (5), Alfredo Vannacci (1,3) (1) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (2) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy, Stillbirth and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; 3 – Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; (3) University of Insubria, Varese, Italy; (5)

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Building student midwives’ confidence to care for grieving parents: impact of participation in an education/training workshop in bereavement care

Building student midwives’ confidence to care for grieving parents: impact of participation in an education/training workshop in bereavement care

Barbara Coughlan (1) Jean Doherty (2), Brenda Casey (2), Anne McMahon (1), Mary Brosnan (2), Lucille Sheehy (2), Barbara Lloyd (1), Theresa Barry (2), Sarah Cullen (2) (1) UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, (2) National Maternity Hospital Background: Supporting the growth of student Midwives’ confidence (bereavement support skills and knowledge) to provide bereavement care to parents following pregnancy loss and perinatal death. Background: A bespoke interactive one-day

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Dealing with secondary trauma and loss: personal and professonal difficulties for caregivers

Dealing with secondary trauma and loss: personal and professonal difficulties for caregivers

Eva Zsak PhD student, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary Context: Grief and emotional trauma caused by pre- and perinatal loss often develops into a phenomenon of complicated or even pathological mourning or professional burnout, a heavy burden for the parents, for their environment and for the health care personnel especially, due to the demanding chronic emotional burden it causes. Objective: (1) Analyse presently applied practices in preselected healthcare

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Project to care for professionals: “Code Caring For”

Project to care for professionals: “Code Caring For”

Aragón-López, Isabel Mª (1); Contreras-Del Pino, Tamara (2); Valero-Perez, Eva (1); Ovejero-Larsson, Sara V (3); Moyano-Britz, Nike (4); Calafell, Belén (5); Marqués-Triay, Magdalena (6); Moreno-Pons, Gabriel (7); Torrent-Juanola, Eva (8). Hospital General Mateu Orfila. Área de Salud de Menorca, Spain (1) Midwife, (2) Doctor, (3) Gynecologist, (4) Psycho-oncologist, (5) Psychologist, expert in perinatal grief, (6) Psychologist (7) Pediatrician (9) Social worker Introduction code caring is a project that takes place within

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Identifying the educational needs of staff in the provision of bereavement care in a tertiary maternity hospital in Ireland

Identifying the educational needs of staff in the provision of bereavement care in a tertiary maternity hospital in Ireland

AM. Verling (1,2), T. O’Sullivan (1), I. San Lazaro Campillo (1,2), K. O’Donoghue (1,2,3) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland, (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland, (3) The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Background: Bereavement care is central to the provision of support in all maternity settings however, staff express fear and

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Midwives training on perinatal grief

Midwives training on perinatal grief

Gutiérrez Martín, Mª Jesús (1), Del Campo, Yolanda (2), Fernández García, Elena (3), Varona Iglesias, Soraya (4) (1) Academic Head of Midwifery Teaching Unit and Midwife, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain (2) Midwife, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain (3) Midwife, Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain (4) Midwife, Hospital Comarcal de Laredo, Cantabria, Spain Introduction: The aim of this work is to value the perinatal grief theoretical and

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Irish inquiry reports on pregnancy loss services: what recommendations on staffing and training?

Irish inquiry reports on pregnancy loss services: what recommendations on staffing and training?

Änne Helps (1,2,3), Sara Leitao (2), Laura O’Byrne (1), Richard Greene (2), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,3) 1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland, 2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland, 3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Background External inquiries are carried out following specific adverse maternal events and aim to identify issues in the

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Applied drama techniques in obstetrics: a novel educational workshop for the management of stillbirth

Applied drama techniques in obstetrics: a novel educational workshop for the management of stillbirth

K McNamara (1), A Smyth (2), B Shine (3), M Cregan (4), L Prihodova (2), A O’Shaughnessy (2), A Martin (3), J MacDonald (5), P Kingston (5), C Fitzpatrick (3,6), K O’Donoghue (1,7) 1. Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland, 2. Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. 3. The Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. 4. Feileacain, Stillbirth and

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