Obstetric Epidural for Midwives

This is a free one hour training session for DHB Midwives and LMC's

Venue: Nikau Room, Tauranga Hospital, 829 Cameron Road, Ground Floor of the Main Hospital behind the lifts

Before you can register on this course you must complete the Epidural and Spinal Anaesthesia (Obstetric) on-line course (as seen below):

Epidural Spinal Anaesthesia

Click on the link below to go to our online site:


Once you have passed the pre-requisite, email the Education Centre (link below) your preferred date to book yourself onto the course and you will be sent confirmation.  

Facilitator: Dr Heidi Omundsen, Consultant Anaesthetist

Cost:  Free


  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Risks, benefits and management of eqidural analgesia in labour
  • Emergency management of serious complications

Pump Management training can be provided at a later date which can be arranged via Vicky Beveridge - Specialty Clinical Nurse

Course Dates 2020

Course Time

Thursday 19 March (Closing 12 March) 1330-1430
Thursday 23 July (Closing 16 July) 1330-1430
Thursday 19 November (Closing 12 November) 1330-1430

Email:    EducationCentre.Admin@bopdhb.govt.nz to register your interest - please provide your name, date of course required and a mobile contact number.



Last updated: December 6, 2019