This area is for all healthcare professionals working with pregnant women. This includes midwives, student midwives, GPs, doulas, health visitors.
APEC has brought together the latest guidelines, research and recommendations into antenatal care and the treatment of pre-eclampsia. Within this area of the website, you can access our online learning courses and downloadable resources. You will find links to the updated NICE guidance You can also learn more about our popular Multidisciplinary study days, which are designed for all healthcare professional involved in the care of pregnant women.
Online Learning – APEC Virtual Learning Environment
Our VLE has been recently updated and all our courses carry CPD accreditation. We have 2 courses, one is designed for midwives and healthcare professionals and one short 2 part course designed for GPs.
Guidelines – a resource from APEC
There are guidelines available from a range of national and international sources, covering diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure) across a range of settings. We have complied a resource list.
Walker Redman Scholarship
The Walker Redman Scholarship aims to support post-doctoral students in the United Kingdom by helping to fund travel to improve their knowledge and understanding of pre-eclampsia.
UK Midwifery Events
APEC CEO Marcus Green accepts invitations to various internal conferences and events to speak about the work of APEC. We do not charge for these but will need to claim expenses to cover our costs. Please contact APEC for more info.
Pregnancy decision aids
An information booklet and in-consultation aid to support discussions about high blood pressure in pregnancy and related treatment options.
Cradle VSA Blood Pressure Monitor
Available in the APEC online shop, find out more about the world’s first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women that could cut maternal deaths in developing countries by up to 25%, saving more than 70,000 lives a year.