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Professional development and resources

The OAA offers a wide range of resources and information at all points in your career. From in-training to post-specialist accreditation, we are here to help you provide the highest standards of obstetric anaesthetic practice at all stages of your career.

Clinical guidelines

We have collected together our choice of national and local obstetric anaesthesia guidelines, selected for their quality and provided for you to adopt and adapt for your own needs.

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Members Learning Zone

Our Learning Zone features a large range of professional resources on a variety of topics relevant to obstetric anaesthesia. Resources are split into a series of topics with new content added at regular intervals.

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Topic of the month – free to access

Maternal cardiac arrest

Maternal cardiac arrest is complex owing to the presence of two patients – mother and baby. We've compiled a list of useful resources to increase your understanding of this condition.

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In-Training hub

The In-Training hub is a specialist collection of resources for trainee anaesthetists. Here you can access training and curriculum information, FRCA exam resources, details of trainee fellowships and more.

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Grants and bursaries

The OAA offers a range of grants and bursaries to members. Large and small research grants can be applied for alongside international research grants.

The OAA also offers bursaries to overseas members and students to help them attend meetings or receive support while studying.

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Quick Reference Handbook for Obstetric Emergencies

A compilation of 20 quick reference guides to assist the multidisciplinary team in managing obstetric emergencies

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PencilPoint blog

The latest expert news and viewpoints, available exclusively to OAA members.

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