Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


  1. Why should you attend ICOE?
    • Customised, comprehensive course adapted to local/regional practice
    • To improve competency and skills in obstetric emergencies
    • Avoid medico-legal issues
    • For hospital accreditation

  2. Who should attend ICOE?
    Every doctor and midwife involved in the management of obstetric patients.

  3. Benefits of attending ICOE
    Besides improving clinical skills, get to network and share experiences with other professionals

  4. What happens if I do not attend all the sessions?
    In order to obtain your certificate of completion attendance in all sessions is compulsary.

    Please arrange travel arrangements after completion of the course.

  5. Is there an examination on site?
    There is a pre and post course MCQ ans skills test. The objective of the test is to evaluate the success of the course, your personal score will not be revealed except on request, neither will it affect your certificate of completion.

  6. If I am not practicing in Malaysia can I attend?
    Yes you may if you are a practicing doctor/midwife in your country, however the registration fee may differ.

  7. How/when do I get my certificate?
    After completion of the course you will receive the certificate via email.

  8. Are meals provided?
    Yes all meals are provided for, please specify if dietary restrictions.

  9. How do I receive confirmation that I can attend the course?
    Confirmation will only be given after the receipt of full payment of course fee and confirmation email. If the course participants exceeds the maximum number, you may be allocated to the next available course or a refund arranged.

  10. Will you accept cancellation?
    If you cancel 30 days or more before the course a full refund will be returned; thereafter the course fee of 50% will be refunded if it is within 14 days of the course however you may defer the course to the next available date.

  11. What is the dresscode?
    Comfortable non-restrictive clothes to be worn as you may be required to perform skills.

  12. What does registration include?
    Registration includes all meals, handbook and SST.

  13. How long is my certificate valid?
    All certificates are valid for 3 years.

  14. Why be a trainer?
    • Improve your skills by teaching
    • Interact with other regional trainers
    • Provide skills/training in resource limited countries

  15. What is the Pre-requisite
    • Must be currently registered as a doctor/midwife
    • Actively practicing obstetrics
    • Attended a full ICOE course within 2 years.

  16. Do I get CME points
    20 CME points for doctors (in Malaysia)