Highlights from the 55th Annual T. Hart Baker, M.D., OB/GYN Symposium Paul Indman, M.D. and Kirtly Parker–Jones, M.D. Recognize and prevent complications of operative hysteroscopy. Choose an appropriate hysteroscopic distending medium and manage intraoperative fluid inflow and outflow. Effectively treat bleeding before, during, and after hysteroscopy. Determine probable causes of hair loss on the basis of patient history and physical examination. Manage topical and oral pharmacologic treatments for hair loss in women.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Pearls from the 2011 OB/GYN Update Lee–may Chen, M.D. and Anne Schafer, M.D. Recognize risk factors for molar pregnancy. Diagnose and treat patients with molar pregnancy. Design a follow-up plan for a patient with molar pregnancy based on age, risk factors, desire for future pregnancies, pathologic findings, and laboratory values. Determine a patient’s risk for osteoporosis. Prescribe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Highlights fromt the 22nd Annual Conference on Focus on the Female Patient Veronica Piziak, M.D., Ph.D. Differentiate among causes of abnormal serum calcium. Prescribe treatments for patients with abnormal serum calcium. Recognize the interrelationship between obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, and diabetes. Choose an appropriate hemoglobin A1c goal for a patient with type 2 diabetes. Manage pharmacologic treatments for patients with diabetes.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Highlights from Controversies in Women's Health Lisa G. Winston, M.D. and Michael S. Policar, M.D., M.P.H. Recommend appropriate vaccine schedules for adults and adolescents, based on age and medical history. Appraise cost effectiveness and efficacy of adult and adolescent vaccines. Distinguish among categories of testing for STIs. Select appropriate tests for STIs for patients with indications for such testing. Design and implement clinical point-of-care practices and systems to support STI screening programs.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Skin Topics Janet G. Hickman, M.D. Distinguish physiologic pregnancy-related skin and hair conditions from pathologic disorders. Diagnose skin disorders unique to pregnancy. Determine when to perform biopsy or additional diagnostic tests to assess presence of comorbidities in women with skin disorders. Identify distinguishing characteristics of different types of rosacea. Prescribe safe and effective treatments for rosacea during and outside of pregnancy.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Highlights from the 29th Annual OB/GYN Update Laura Mayer, M.D. and David J. Dries, M.D., M.S.E. Prepare and train office staff to assist with in-office surgical procedures. Appropriately select patients for office hysteroscopic procedures. Contribute to formulation of hospital procedures and policies that promote safety and reduce liability. Lead the perioperative team in time-outs and other checklist items designed to increase safety and reduce errors. Create a culture of safety and open communication in the operating room.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Highlights from the 17th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease Richard J. Bleicher, M.D. and Lillie D. Shockney, R.N. Employ MRI appropriately when screening for and caring for patients with breast cancer. Identify patient and tumor characteristics affecting the performance of MRI. Recognize the role of MRI in assessing response to adjuvant therapy for breast cancer. Create a patient-focused breast center care team. Differentiate among roles of breast center personnel, including schedulers, nurse practitioners, and nurse navigators.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Highlights from Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment of Obesity Chrisandra Shufelt, M.D., M.S., Adrienne Youdim, M.D. and Jennifer Arussi, M.S., R.D. Explain the pathophysiology of perimenopausal weight gain. Teach perimenopausal women effective techniques for weight management. Manage weight loss medications and treatment programs for overweight or obese patients. Proactively diagnose and correct nutritional deficiencies in patients who have had bariatric surgeries. Coach patients in behavioral techniques and practices helpful in preventing weight regain after bariatric procedures.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Pregnancy Pearls Michael C. Lang, M.D. and Jennifer Ramsey, R.N.C., M.S., C.N.M. Weigh the arguments for and against treatment with antidepressants during pregnancy for patients with major depression. Identify signs of suicidality and risk factors for postpartum psychosis. Select the safest and most appropriate medications for patients with antepartum and postpartum psychiatric disorders. Counsel postpartum patients about common health and adjustment issues including weight loss, sexual activity, contraception, and breastfeeding. In patients with adverse pregnancy outcomes, proactively address modifiable risk factors before the next pregnancy.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Issues in Pelvis Surgery XIX Renee M. Ward, M.D. and G. Willy Davila, M.D. Interpret patient symptoms, physical examination findings, and cystoscopic findings to diagnose complications of mesh placement. Comply with recent Food and Drug Administration recommendations about implantation of vaginal mesh. Select appropriate patients for placement of mesh to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Apply surgical techniques known to decrease complication rates after placement of mesh. Appropriately counsel patients contemplating placement of mesh for pelvic reconstruction.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
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