Pre-Obstetric Emergency Training


POET aims to teach the practical procedures necessary to save the mother and fetus in life threatening circumstances before admission to hospital. The POET course comprises of a flexible on-line learning component (VLE) and a two-day face-to-face course. Candidates who have taken the course include Paramedics, Community Nurses and GP's.

Course information

Please click on the following link to download a full POET course information fact sheet.

POET Fact Sheet

CPD Points System If a doctor finds that a course (or part of a course) is useful, they can count it as CPD with one CPD credit for one hour of relevant educational activity (excluding meal breaks etc). If a doctor attends a course and finds that it was of no educational value, it should not be counted as CPD. Please contact your college for further information.

How to book

The POET course is currently being held at the ALSG training centre as well as centres across the UK.

Course dates and venues

You can purchase a copy of the POET manual by clicking here

Important course updates and references