Helpline: 0207 713 7486

Helpline: 0207 713 7486

ARC Online Training

We are currently offering a range of bite sized online training sessions for healthcare professionals:

Session 1: Delivering Unexpected News in Pregnancy (£25)
Having to deliver unexpected news to expectant parents about their pregnancy can be a daunting and emotional task. This 90-minute session is aimed at supporting healthcare professionals in how to sensitively deliver unexpected or difficult news and is informed by our many years of working with and supporting parents who have been through antenatal screening, testing and diagnosis. The session also provides a brief overview of Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) and our work and functions as a bite-sized introduction to the material covered in Day 1 of our face-to-face training days.

Available dates for session 1:

  • Thursday 18 November (7.00-8.30pm)

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Session 2: Supporting Parents' Choices (£35)
Session 2 is our most comprehensive and interactive online training session and functions as an introduction to Training Day 2 and 3. The session is 2 hours long and is aimed at furthering the understanding of how-to best support parents' in their choices. It focuses on supporting parents' decision-making, examining our own values and how to provide best care when the choice is made to continue or to end an affected pregnancy. 

Available dates for session 2:

  • Tuesday 23 November (7.00-9.00pm)

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Book both sessions and save 10%! Session 1 & 2 for just £54.

ARC Case Café (13 October 2021 – 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Extensive technological developments means that expectant parents are now offered a variety of prenatal testing to check for more conditions than ever before, but our ability to give clear and absolute prognostic information has not kept pace. Most prenatal diagnoses entail a degree of uncertainty with clinicians unable to say exactly what the diagnosis might mean for an individual baby. During this month's case café, we will explore how professionals working in antenatal care can support parents dealing with high levels of uncertainty and discuss how health professionals can equip themselves best to deal with the challenges of communicating uncertain information.

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ARC Student Session (14 December 2021 - 12.00-13.00pm) (free)
This 1-hour session for students will focus on how to deliver high quality care through antenatal screening, testing and diagnosis. We will discuss strategies for communicating unexpected and difficult news such as a high chance screening result, how to best support parents' decision-making and how Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) can help support you in your work. The session is free to attend, but we kindly ask for those who can, to contribute to our work by making a small donation to help us fund our work. 
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