Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), also known as obstetric cholestasis (OC), is the most common pregnancy-specific liver disorder. It affects around 5,500 women a year in the UK and is associated with spontaneous premature birth, fetal distress and, in severe cases, stillbirth.
After completing the I-folio module you will:
- have a greater understanding of the condition
- be able to identify how the condition is diagnosed
- better understand the treatment and management of ICP, together with its many variables and complexities
- appreciate the implications of ICP for the woman and her baby
- be able to discuss screening options with the obstetric team
- be able to provide evidence-based information and support to the woman and her family
- be able to discuss future pregnancy care concerns
Please visit the RCM’s i-learn website to start this educational training module.
You can also join ICP Support’s Facebook Group for professionals.
Last revised: January 2021