Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1

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

1.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4)

1.2  Compare the extent of maternal and newborn deaths and complications in Ethiopia with the situation globally and in Africa as a whole. (SAQ 1.1)

1.3  Know how to estimate the number of pregnant women who will need antenatal care in your community in one year. (SAQ 1.2)

1.4  Know how to develop a focused antenatal care plan of four visits to each pregnant woman during a specific period of time in your catchment area. (SAQ 1.3)

1.5  Know how to calculate the antenatal care coverage rate, and the proportion of births attended by a health professional, in your catchment area. (SAQ 1.2)

1.6  Know how to calculate the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) and the neonatal mortality rate in your catchment area. (SAQ 1.4)

Study Session 1  Planning Antenatal Care

1.1  Maternal and newborn mortality