Obstetric Epidural for Midwives

This is a free one hour training session for DHB Midwives and LMC's but you must register first and complete the pre-requisite.

Nikau Room, Tauranga Hospital, Ground Floor of the Main Hospital behind the lifts

Pre-Requisite: Yes - before you can register on this course you must complete the on-line course.  All the information regarding this will be provided from The Education Centre when you register your interest via the email provided below.

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 Managment training can be provided at a later date which can be arranged via Vicky Beveridge - Specialty Clinicial Nurse

Course Dates 2019

Course Time

Thursday 14 February 1330-1430
Thursday 13 June 1330-1430
Thursday 14 November 1330-1430

Email:  EducationCentre.Admin@bopdhb.govt.nz to register your interest.



Last updated: January 17, 2019