Maternity Standing Orders

Welcome to the Maternity Standing Orders Self-Directed Learning Package.

This package is designed to provide theoretical information to enable Registered Midwives to safely initiate and administer medications.

Standing orders require the midwife to have a sound knowledge of policies and procedures within the hospital and to practice accordingly.

It is required that all midwives complete the Standing Orders learning package annually. 

In addition to this, it is a requirement that anaphylaxis and medication safety training packages must be completed on HEART.

In order to successfully complete this learning package:

  • Complete the learning package theory component – PowerPoint Presentation

  • Complete the Standing Orders learning package Quiz

  • Read and understand the following procedures on PROMPT: 

        - Postpartum Hemorrhage

        - Third Stage Management
        - Care during labour and birth
        - Hypoglycaemia protocol for neonates
        - Konakion administration