Learning Outcomes for Study Session 4

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

4.1  Define and use correctly all of the key terms printed in bold. (SAQs 4.1 and 4.3)

4.2  Describe the significance and the applications of the partograph in labour progress monitoring. (SAQs 4.1 and 4.2)

4.3  Describe the components of a partograph and state the correct time intervals for recording your observations and measurements. (SAQs 4.1 and 4.3)

4.4  Describe the indicators in a partograph that show good progress of labour, and signs of fetal and maternal wellbeing. (SAQ 4.3)

4.5  Identify the indicators in a partograph for immediate referral to a hospital during the labour. (SAQ 4.3)

Study Session 4  Using the Partograph

4.1  The value of using the partograph