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Neonatal assessment and practice in Black, Asian and ethnic minority neonates

Wednesday 24 January 2024


Join us for an illuminating webinar aimed at addressing critical disparities in maternal and neonatal healthcare

Explore the crucial issue of ethnic inequalities within healthcare provisions for mothers and babies, particularly focusing on perinatal practices including Apgar scores and cyanosis and jaundice assessments.

This webinar brings together insights from a comprehensive review that involved systematic analysis, policy examination and qualitative research involving healthcare professionals and parents from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Our panel of experts will shed light on how race, ethnicity and skin tone influence these critical neonatal assessments. They will provide a platform for knowledge exchange, presenting rigorous research methodologies and sharing actionable insights to reshape policy, refine practices and steer future research.

Key reasons to attend

  • Gain a deep understanding of the pressing issue of ethnic disparities in maternal and neonatal healthcare
  • Raise awareness of applications and limitations of current neonatal assessment and practices
  • Engage with expert speakers who will shed light on how race, ethnicity, and skin tone influence neonatal assessments
  • Be part of a transformative discussion focused on shaping a future of fair and inclusive healthcare for all mothers and babies

All content will be made available on demand for six months post-event so that you can catch up on anything you missed or share content with colleagues.

Learning objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the ethnic inequalities prevalent in maternal and neonatal healthcare, focusing on the impact of skin tone on crucial assessments like Apgar scores, cyanosis, and jaundice evaluations
  • Acquire insights into the methodologies used in comprehensive reviews addressing neonatal assessments
  • Discover actionable insights and recommendations stemming from the research presented
  • Learn how to practically apply this knowledge to foster more equitable and inclusive maternal and neonatal healthcare practices

Who should attend?

  • O&G consultants working in the UK
  • O&G ST1/ST2 doctors
  • O&G ST3/ST4 doctors
  • O&G ST5-ST7 doctors
  • GPs
  • Midwives
  • Nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Students
  • Neonatologists
  • Service users
  • Anyone with an interest in reducing inequalities for mothers and babies

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