OB/GYN

OB/GYN Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 62 (OB62) Topics Include:  Freezing Eggs, Women with Sexual Dysfunction, Benefits and Drawbacks of the ACA, Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients, Supportive Pregnancy Options, and more. 

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
OB62
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
OB62A, OB62B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Cryopreservation and Cord Blood Banking

Counsel a patient who is considering freezing her eggs; Explain why freezing eggs is more difficult than freezing embryos, and detail some advances in technology aimed at addressing these challenges; Weigh the risks and benefits of freezing eggs in younger vs older women; Compare the advantages and disadvantages of private and public umbilical cord blood banks; Advise a family who is considering cord blood storage.

Update on Urogynecology

Diagnose a UTI; Manage a patient with a UTI; Counsel a primigravida asking about prevention of SI; Choose treatments appropriate for a patient with SI who is not a candidate for surgery; Compare the risks and benefits of transobturator and retro pubic sling procedures.

Challenges to Pregnancy

Diagnose common causes of recurrent pregnancy loss; Manage pregnancy in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome; Recognize the benefits of including fetal karyotype in the evaluation of a patient with recurrent pregnancy loss; Explain the process of in vitro fertilization as it applies to couples at risk for offspring with single-gene disorders; Compare the risks and benefits of transferring blastocysts vs embryos to the uterus when performing in vitro fertilization for couples at risk for single-gene disorders.

Transgender Patients and Infertility

Define terms commonly used to describe gender in the transgender community; Redesign a clinic to create a welcoming atmosphere for transgender patients; Prescribe and manage hormone therapy for transgender patients; Counsel patients struggling with infertility on navigating the "emotional landscape" of their situation; Explain the relationships among depression, anxiety, and the success or failure of treatment for infertility.

Sexual Dysfunction/Third-Party Reproduction

Explain the limitations of the Masters and Johnson model of sexual response as applied to women; Describe the roles of neurotransmitters in the central nervous system in sexual arousal; Summarize the results of the BEGONIA study that evaluated flibanserin; Select appropriate pharmacologic treatments for women with sexual dysfunction; Counsel a woman about the possible repercussions of using a known (familial or familiar) gamete donor.

Management of Chronic Diseases

Implement a protocol to screen for gestational diabetes mellitus in individual patients and specific patient populations; Recognize the risks to mother and baby in gestational diabetes mellitus; Treat and monitor patients with gestational diabetes mellitus; Explain the biologic basis of central sensitization syndromes; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of patients with central sensitization syndromes

Unexpected Placenta Accreta

List important risk factors for placental invasion; Create institutional protocols for management of expected or unexpected placental invasion; Assemble an interdisciplinary team to plan for the delivery of a patient with placenta accreta; Make appropriate skin and uterine incisions when delivering a patient with placental invasion; Counsel a patient in whom placenta accreta has been diagnosed antenatally.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Diagnose PCOS based on clinical presentation; Explain the pathophysiology of PCOS; Assess the impact of insulin resistance on morbidity for a patient with PCOS; Select therapeutic interventions for patients with PCOS that are consistent with their health goals; Counsel patients about the impact of PCOS on pregnancy and long-term health.

Reproductive Health Policy

Outline the chronologic implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA); Review benefits and drawbacks of the ACA; Identify groups and individuals for whom the ACA has produced the most significant changes in health care; Characterize the objections of states that have chosen not to expand their Medicaid programs under the ACA; Summarize the provisions of the ACA most likely to be affected by ongoing efforts aimed at repeal and replacement or by changing it through other means

Abortion/Climate Change

Provide unbiased, supportive pregnancy options counseling; Describe the basics of abortion techniques, with a focus on new Food and Drug Administration labeling for medication abortion; Assess the clinician's professional obligations when counseling and referring pregnant patients; Discuss the health impacts of climate change, particularly the effects of extreme heat, and the burning of fossil fuels; Advocate for improved public health through mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.

Cryopreservation and Cord Blood Banking

Counsel a patient who is considering freezing her eggs; Explain why freezing eggs is more difficult than freezing embryos, and detail some advances in technology aimed at addressing these challenges; Weigh the risks and benefits of freezing eggs in younger vs older women; Compare the advantages and disadvantages of private and public umbilical cord blood banks; Advise a family who is considering cord blood storage.

Challenges to Pregnancy

Diagnose common causes of recurrent pregnancy loss; Manage pregnancy in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome; Recognize the benefits of including fetal karyotype in the evaluation of a patient with recurrent pregnancy loss; Explain the process of in vitro fertilization as it applies to couples at risk for offspring with single-gene disorders; Compare the risks and benefits of transferring blastocysts vs embryos to the uterus when performing in vitro fertilization for couples at risk for single-gene disorders.

Sexual Dysfunction/Third-Party Reproduction

Explain the limitations of the Masters and Johnson model of sexual response as applied to women; Describe the roles of neurotransmitters in the central nervous system in sexual arousal; Summarize the results of the BEGONIA study that evaluated flibanserin; Select appropriate pharmacologic treatments for women with sexual dysfunction; Counsel a woman about the possible repercussions of using a known (familial or familiar) gamete donor.

Unexpected Placenta Accreta

List important risk factors for placental invasion; Create institutional protocols for management of expected or unexpected placental invasion; Assemble an interdisciplinary team to plan for the delivery of a patient with placenta accreta; Make appropriate skin and uterine incisions when delivering a patient with placental invasion; Counsel a patient in whom placenta accreta has been diagnosed antenatally.

Reproductive Health Policy

Outline the chronologic implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA); Review benefits and drawbacks of the ACA; Identify groups and individuals for whom the ACA has produced the most significant changes in health care; Characterize the objections of states that have chosen not to expand their Medicaid programs under the ACA; Summarize the provisions of the ACA most likely to be affected by ongoing efforts aimed at repeal and replacement or by changing it through other means

Update on Urogynecology

Diagnose a UTI; Manage a patient with a UTI; Counsel a primigravida asking about prevention of SI; Choose treatments appropriate for a patient with SI who is not a candidate for surgery; Compare the risks and benefits of transobturator and retro pubic sling procedures.

Transgender Patients and Infertility

Define terms commonly used to describe gender in the transgender community; Redesign a clinic to create a welcoming atmosphere for transgender patients; Prescribe and manage hormone therapy for transgender patients; Counsel patients struggling with infertility on navigating the "emotional landscape" of their situation; Explain the relationships among depression, anxiety, and the success or failure of treatment for infertility.

Management of Chronic Diseases

Implement a protocol to screen for gestational diabetes mellitus in individual patients and specific patient populations; Recognize the risks to mother and baby in gestational diabetes mellitus; Treat and monitor patients with gestational diabetes mellitus; Explain the biologic basis of central sensitization syndromes; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of patients with central sensitization syndromes

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Diagnose PCOS based on clinical presentation; Explain the pathophysiology of PCOS; Assess the impact of insulin resistance on morbidity for a patient with PCOS; Select therapeutic interventions for patients with PCOS that are consistent with their health goals; Counsel patients about the impact of PCOS on pregnancy and long-term health.

Abortion/Climate Change

Provide unbiased, supportive pregnancy options counseling; Describe the basics of abortion techniques, with a focus on new Food and Drug Administration labeling for medication abortion; Assess the clinician's professional obligations when counseling and referring pregnant patients; Discuss the health impacts of climate change, particularly the effects of extreme heat, and the burning of fossil fuels; Advocate for improved public health through mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Adolescent Medicine, Women's HealthFamily PracticeInternal MedicineObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current OB/GYN CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in OB/GYN plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

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