There is a lack of doctors in the district hospitals and the available doctors can’t also provide all the services needed. SBA trains nurses to proficiency in the skills needed to manage normal pregnancies, childbirth and the postpartum care including identification, management those who develops obstetric complications then timely referral.
The training comprises of 27 core competencies of safe deliveries through hands-on clinical work.
To manage normal pregnancy, child birth, neonatal care and timely recognized obstretic complications, provide life saving care and referal.
It is a 60-day course.
The course has been conducted at AMDA Hospital Damak, Bharatpur Hospital, Bhaktapur Hospital, District Hospital Lamjung, United Mission Hospital Palpa and Mahakali Hospital.