Preeclampsia - What Are we Learning? (Part One)

16m of CPD
Shaun Brennecke
04 May 2016

Part one of this two-part series on preeclampsia provides a fascinating introduction to a disease of pregnancy that is steeped in history and myths. Professor Shaun Brennecke's insightful, practical and knowledgable talk will uncover the facts and bring you up to speed on the most modern information available regarding this deadly disease.


Shaun Brennecke


Professor Shaun Brennecke is the Director, Department of Perinatal Medicine, and Head of its Pregnancy Research Centre at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne. Professor Brennecke graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1978 and in 1984 he received a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Oxford University, England for studies on the control of prostaglandins in the perinatal period. Professor Brennecke's clinical and research interests focus on aspects of Maternal Fetal Medicine, especially pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction, preterm labour, placental function, the endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition, the assessment of fetal welfare, miscarriage and factors influencing perinatal morbidity and mortality. He has published over 170 clinical and research papers on these topics.


Nicole Mackin16 Jul 2018
Wonderful presenter, engaging, informative and great explanation.

Catriona Middleton-Rennie10 Jul 2018
Really interesting and informative.

Patricia Hurst31 May 2018
Another excellent presentation

Lara Rayson30 May 2018
Engaging, interesting and easy to understand.

Sandra Nowell24 May 2018
Very clear, well presented

Arleta Roszkowski23 May 2018

Rachel Dickens18 May 2018
Informative, clear and interesting presentation.

Sallianne Reed18 May 2018
excellent tutorial

Sallianne Reed18 May 2018
excellent tutorial

Jane Fleming18 May 2018
The best and clearest explanation of the cause of preeclampsia I've heard

Mary conroy15 May 2018
I enjoyed the presentation

Judy Applegarth06 May 2018
Concise but detailed explanation.

Kristine s kealy02 May 2018
Excellent and imformative lecture. Very important issues that need to be identified in pre eclampsia .this imformation is required k knowledge in emergency, so patient can have best possible outcomes

Sarah Peacock01 May 2018
I enjoyed this preeclampsia talk. Only thought would be to make it longer and more in-depth

Bronwyn chappel27 Apr 2018
Very engaging, easy to understand, succinct.

Jacqueline Henshaw25 Apr 2018
interesting, easy to understand

Devika Nandanimala23 Apr 2018

Ruth Fisher20 Apr 2018
Very interesting, clear and concise.

Joanne Sheahan16 Apr 2018

Maree Findlay12 Apr 2018
A great explation of pre-eclampsia.

Hayley Quinlan07 Apr 2018
Well presented and explained.

Meghan Charleson21 Mar 2018
Great knowledge and presentation

Anne Kinghorn06 Mar 2018
Great resource! Very informative and engaging.

Teena Macdonald27 Feb 2018
I found this recourse material very informative, and I will put what I have learn't into action..

Kym Tyler26 Feb 2018
Great learning

Caroline Gray23 Feb 2018
Excellent. Concise and practical

Maureen Huggins22 Feb 2018
A good review of evidence based disease process that can be used to improve treatment plans

Joana Kusi19 Feb 2018
Great information

Janet Davies19 Feb 2018
Great presentation

Philip jeffery18 Feb 2018
Simple and clear presentation

Robyn Smith10 Feb 2018
Excellent introduction to this complex topic

Suzanne Hook07 Feb 2018
Very informative and easily understood

Renu Renu07 Feb 2018
Very informative and well presented,relevant examples make me more understandable.

Jane Rodgers07 Feb 2018
Reinforces previous knowledge but emphasises the importance of monitoring pregnant ladies and their symptoms

Jane Rodgers07 Feb 2018
very easy to listen to and understand It is a disease that needs monitoring very carefully

Emma crawford14 Sep 2017
Very insightful, easy to follow.

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