2023 SOGC Guideline No. 441: Antenatal Fetal Health Surveillance

2023 SOGC Guideline No. 441: Antenatal Fetal Health Surveillance Presented by Dr. Sharon Dore RN PhD

This presentation features Dr. Sharon Dore, co-author of the guideline, past president of CAPWHN and Clinical Associate Professor at McMaster University. The goal of Guideline No. 441 is the early identification of potential fetal decompensation in individuals with perinatal risk factors, allowing for interventions to support fetal well-being, or expedite delivery, invaluable information for doctors, nurses, midwives, educators, and lawyers.

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Dr. Sharon Dore is an associate clinical professor at McMaster University School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Hamilton, Ontario, where she educates students in graduate and neonatal nurse practitioner programs.

She serves as president of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN) and is a member on the Education Innovation Committee of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada (SOGC). She is also co-chair of the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM), Guidelines Management and Oversight, and Obstetrical Content Review committees in the same organization.


Chris Rokosh RN, PNC(C), President of Connect Medical Legal Experts, has reviewed thousands of medical malpractice cases in her successful career as a Legal Nurse Consultant. Her course ‘Legal Issues in Nursing’ is one of Canada’s highest rated and most attended nursing education courses. Chris is a warm engaging speaker who connects with audiences on a truly personal level. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in medical legal issues and nursing education. Chris’s company – Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc., is Canada’s premier provider of healthcare experts to Canada medical malpractice lawyers. She is the author of “Shift. Change. Empowering Nurses with Medical Legal Knowledge” – offering insight to healthcare professionals on protecting themselves and patients by focusing on patient centered care.

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