Education

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.

Study days

Our study days are widely recognised as being excellent, with expert speakers who are leaders in the field of pre-eclampsia and associated conditions. 96% of midwives and healthcare professionals feel more confident dealing with pre-eclampsia after attending.

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 Scholarships

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.

Pre-eclampsia Information Leaflets

Information leaflets

Hospitals, GP surgeries and midwife units can order our pre-eclampsia information leaflets by emailing info@apec.org.uk or telephoning 01386 761 848.

What’s new:

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.