Guidelines for Low-Risk Labours

This micro skills course will describe the evidence, UK NICE guidelines, effective methods, barriers and solutions to intermittent auscultation in intrapartum fetal monitoring.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the evidence relating to intermittent auscultation (IA) in intrapartum fetal monitoring
  3. Describe the current UK NICE guidelines regarding the use of IA in intrapartum fetal monitoring
  4. Describe the most effective methods of undertaking IA in intrapartum fetal monitoring in a range of locations and maternal preferred positions
  5. Describe possible barriers to and solutions for, the use of intermittent fetal monitoring for low-risk women
  6. List the indications for changing to continuous cardiotocography (CTG)

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.