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A collaboration by the QSSS and ROBuST faculties

Location: tbc

Cost: US $260

Timings: 08:30 - 17:00


Full day hands-on programme promoting appropriate, safe and successful management of 2nd stage of labour.

Learning objectives

  • Safe and skilled clinical decision making in the second stage of labour
  • Proficiency in the performance of operative vaginal delivery for OA, OT and OP positions (vacuum and forceps)
  • Quality improvement in second stage of labour management such as the prevention of obstetric anal sphincter injuries
  • Safe techniques to minimise the complications of second stage caesarean section.


  • Dr Sophia Webster (UK)
  • Dr Alison Wright (UK)
  • Dr George Attilakos (UK)
  • Dr Christian Barnick (UK)
  • Dr Tim Draycott (UK)
  • Dr Pat O’Brien (UK)
  • Dr Glen Mola (Papua New Guinea)
  • Dr Ranee Thakar (UK)
  • Dr Samina Dornan (UAE)
  • Dr Rudaina Hassan, (Qatar)
  • Dr Ross McQuivey (USA)
  • Prof Amr ElNouri (Egypt)
  • Dr Osric Navti (Qatar)


  • Dr Anita Zutshi (lead) (Oman)
  • Dr Shahila Khan (Oman)
  • Dr Sumaiya Al Amri (Oman)
  • Dr Alya Al Madhani (Oman)


Introduction, professionalism, respectful care 

Clinical decision making and mode of delivery 

GROUP  A Use of partograph | GROUP B Decision making in second stage | GROUP C (optional) LMIC setting partopgraph and decision making

Vacuum delivery

Forceps delivery

GROUP A Direct vacuum | GROUP B Direct forceps


GROUP A Direct forceps | GROUP B Direct vacuum

Odon Device

GROUP A Kiellands OP | GROUP B Rotational vacuum


GROUP A Rotational vacuum | GROUP B Kiellands OP

Manual Rotation (two groups)

GROUP A CS in second stage - case scenarios | GROUP B CS in second stage - disimpaction practice


GROUP A CS in second stage - disimpaction practice | GROUP B CS in second stage - case scenarios

OASI care bundle

Questions and close

*may be subject to change


QSSS - Quality Improvement and Safety in the Second Stage

ROBUST - RCOG Operative Birth Simulation Training

LMIC - Low Middle Income Countries

OP - Occipito Posterior

OT - Occipito Transverse

OASI - Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries


Advanced Second Stage Skills

Key dates


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