Maternal AIM 

The Maternal AIM course has been developed following the most recent Confidential Enquiry in to Maternal Death  (CMACE, 2011). 

The report outlined key priorities related to managing acute illness in this patient group which included identifying and managing deteriortaing illness.

The aims of the one day course are:

  • To optimise the outcomes for women at risk of developing acute illness
  • Enhace the knowledge, confidence and performance of ward staff dealing with acutely ill women
  • Ecourage teamwork and communication
  • Promote a multidisciplinary approach to care
  • Maximise the efficient use of critical care servies
  • Address clinical givernance and risk
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The day is a blend of lectures, workshops and simulated learning which embeds the ABCDE approach to assessment and management of maternal women who have deteriorating illness.

Prior to the course candidates are provided with a comprehensive manual which provides underpinig knowledge to support the day and ongoing learning.

The course prepares candidates to undertake at the end of the day an MCQ and  simulated scenario assessment.


Courses are free for staff working in Greater Manchester hospitals and carry a small charge for those working in other areas.

To get further information on courses or to book a place please contact or ring 0161 876 1500