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PROMPT 3 - Train the Trainers - FULLY BOOKED

Start: 20/01/2017 09:00
End: 20/01/2017 17:00

Location: RCOG
Programme: PROMPT 3 - Train the Trainers.pdf

This course if fully booked. The next PROMPT 3 course will take place on Friday 17 March 2017. View further information.

Joint RCOG/PMF meeting


The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The PROMPT Maternity Foundation (PMF) are working together to improve intrapartum outcomes through better care and effective training.

PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) is an evidence based multi-professional obstetric emergencies training package that has been developed by PMF for use in local maternity units. Implementation of PROMPT has been associated with improved outcomes in the UK, USA, Australia and Zimbabwe.

This training package consists of interactive drills and workshops that provide “hands-on” experience of practical and decision-making skills required to manage simulated obstetric emergency situations in both low and high risk maternity settings.

PROMPT 3 includes new modules, algorithms, implementation tools, scenarios and videos:

New modules

  • Maternal Critical Care – CIPP Course (Care of the Critically ill pregnant patient) training package
  • Contains training tools to facilitate a multi-professional local Maternal Critical Care training course

New chapters

  • Maternal Critical Care
  • Teamwork, local context and sustaining effective local multi-professional training
  • Local evaluation of training, including evidence of effect

All other chapters have been updated in line with national recommendations including MBRRACE, NICE, FIGO & UK Resuscitation Council. Modules include:

  • BLS and Maternal Collapse, Eclampsia, Cord Prolapse, Shoulder Dystocia, Vaginal Breech Birth, Fetal monitoring in labour and Newborn resuscitation.

The fees per team include:

  • Provision of 1 PROMPT 3 ‘Course in a Box’ containing 1 course manual, 1 trainer’s manual, downloadable training media and practical implementation tools
  • 3 copies of the PROMPT 3 Course and Trainers Manuals
  • Downloadable Maternal Critical Care training package
  • Training for a team of 4 multi-professional members of staff who will facilitate the implementation of the PROMPT course in their own maternity unit
  • 1 year's telephone and/or email support from the PROMPT Maternity Foundation training team

Learning objectives

  • Be familiar with the contents of the PROMPT 3 ‘Course in a Box’
  • Receive guidance on how to run multi-professional PROMPT courses in your own unit
  • Receive ideas and ‘serving suggestions’ for running practical hands-on obstetric emergencies drills and scenarios
  • Receive guidance on how to run a local multi-professional Maternal Critical Care training course
  • Be aware of the importance of integrating team working within the local clinical training
  • Be informed about the implementation of effective local PROMPT training
  • Be informed on the evaluation of local PROMPT training

Who should attend?

The PROMPT 3 training package provides the opportunity for a multi-professional team of 4 staff from a maternity unit or institution to be trained as PROMPT Trainers. Teams participating in the training may consist of any of the following staff:

  • Labour ward lead Obstetricians and Senior Obstetricians
  • Labour ward Midwives
  • Midwifery lecturers
  • Maternity theatre staff
  • Obstetric Anaesthetists
  • Practice development Midwives and Maternity Risk Managers

Course organisers

The PROMPT Maternity Foundation

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London

Course fees

  • New PROMPT maternity units/institutions: £5000 (including VAT at 20%) per team (of 4)
  • Existing PROMPT 1 and 2 maternity units/institutions: £3000* (including VAT at 20%) per team (of 4)

*This rate is only available for maternity units/Institutions who have previously sent teams to PROMPT 1 Train the Trainers Day which ran from February 2008 to March 2012 or PROMPT 2 Train the Trainers Day which ran from March 2012 to February 2016, and applies to this course date only. The registration fee includes 4 delegates per unit. 

Please note: any hospital/unit can send more than 1 team, but will be charged in multiples of the fee, e.g. if the original fee is £5000 and you wish to send 2 teams the charge will be £10000, 3 teams £15000 etc. 

How to book

This course if fully booked. The next PROMPT 3 course will take place on Friday 17 March 2017. View further information.

All attendees must complete an individual registration form (PDF, 435 kb) and all forms must be sent together along with your payment details using one of the following methods:

  • Email:,uk
  • Fax: +44 (0) 207 772 6388
  • Post: Karen Collings, Meeting Department, RCOG, 27 Sussex Place, Regents Park, NW1 4RG, UK 

Invoiced for payment

To be invoiced, all attendees must complete an individual registration form and all forms must be sent together along with a headed letter from your trust/organisation. This letter should contain the following information and will only be accepted if it is on official headed paper.

  • Purchase order number (if applicable)
  • Name of event
  • Name of delegates attending the event
  • Invoice amount
  • Invoicing address
  • Name, telephone and email of the person the invoice should be sent to 

Please note: We are unable to accept invoice requests three weeks before the event, this is due to the time it takes to process invoices. All invoices must be paid by the event date in order for the delegates to attend, if payment has not been received by this date the delegates will be asked for payment on arrival at the course. 

For further details on invoicing please read the events FAQs.

For any queries regarding registration, please contact Karen Collings:

For any other queries, please contact Kim Helm: