An Audit of The Interpretation of Intrapartum Cardiotocographs by Health Care Professionals

Rochelle C Pillay, J Moodley

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of health care workers (HCW) with regard to interpretation of cardiotocographs (CTG). The results of this study will help to identify shortcomings and highlight areas, which could benefit from continued professional development. The study site will involve health care Centre’s in the Ungungundlovu area. A questionnaire will be completed by HCPs involved in intrapartum care. The data collected will be interpreted with the aid of a statistician. The identity of all participants will remain anonymous. Approval for continuation of the study will be obtained from the applicable authorities.