No. 396 ‘Fetal Health Surveillance: Intrapartum Consensus Guideline’

No. 396 ‘Fetal Health Surveillance: Intrapartum Consensus Guideline’

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) published updated clinical practice guideline No. 396 ‘Fetal Health Surveillance: Intrapartum Consensus Guideline’ on March 1st, 2020.

Join Chris Rokosh RN, President of Connect Medical Legal Experts, along with authors, Sharon Dore RN, PhD and Dr. William Ehman for The SOGC Fetal Health Surveillance Update. New recommendations for intrapartum management in this guideline affect the nursing and medical standards of care, as well as the expert analysis of medical legal matters and the critical legal topic of causation.

Don’t miss this fantastic webinar, which has been viewed by hundreds of medical and legal professionals, to learn about the guidelines, including topics of concern, areas of risk and recommendations for formal education. The webinar includes a 60-minute instructional session by the authors, 30 minutes of questions and answers by healthcare and legal professionals, and a certificate for 90 minutes of continuing professional development.

The information is invaluable for doctors, nurses, midwives, clinical educators, expert witnesses, and lawyers involved in obstetrical malpractice matters.

This webinar is prerecorded and can be viewed at any time.




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.


Dr. William Ehman received his medical degree at the University of Saskatchewan and has practiced Family Medicine in Nanaimo, BC since 1978. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, UBC.

In conjunction with the SOGC of Canada, he has served on the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) Committee and currently the Obstetrical Content Review Committee, the Family Physicians Advisory Committee and the Guideline Management and Oversight Committee.


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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