Obstetric Epidural for Midwives

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

Venue: Maternity, Whakatane Hospital

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

Click on the link below to go to Te Whāriki ā Toi (our new online learning website - replaces Midland Learning.  Your old password is the same)

Epidural Spinal Anaesthesia


If you are a first time user click on the link below and they will create your account:


Once you have passed the pre-requisite you will be booked onto the course and sent confirmation - please note this will be sent once a week so you may not get notification until the following week.

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 2020

Course Time

Watch this space for 2020 dates  

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: October 31, 2019