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 65 (OB65) Topics Include:  Compression of the Unbilical Cord, Pregnancy vs. Substance Use Disorder, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Zika Symptoms, Menstrual Migraine, and more. 

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Course Topics

Category II Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) Tracings

Manage a mother in labor when compression of the umbilical cord is suspected; Treat hypotension in patients receiving epidural anesthesia during labor; Choose an appropriate tocolytic medication for a patient with excessive uterine contractions and nonreassuring fetal heart rate tracing; Interpret fetal heart rate tracings according to the 3-tiered system published by the National Institutes of Health and the 5-tiered system proposed by Parer et al; Discuss the findings of studies that assessed correlations of parameters in cord blood gases with neonatal outcomes.

Topics in Office Gynecology

Use preconception visits to identify and manage issues that may affect future pregnancies; Create a smoking cessation protocol and toolkit for clinicians who care for women of reproductive age in an outpatient facility; Manage medications for a pregnant woman with a substance use disorder.; Screen patients for urinary incontinence; Evaluate and treat women with urinary incontinence.

Practices in Vaccination

Counsel a pregnant woman who is reluctant to undergo vaccination during pregnancy; Design office procedures and protocols that maximize the likelihood that pregnant women will accept recommended vaccinations; List some advantages of the new recombinant, adjuvanted vaccine for hepatitis B; Identify special populations who need early immunization against pneumococcal disease; Create and post an immunization schedule for quick reference in the office setting.


Fetal Growth Restriction/Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Evaluate the use of serial ultrasonography in third-trimester low-risk pregnancies; Summarize the findings of the trial by Ashimi Balogun et al (2018) that compared the use of serial ultrasonography with standard care in women with low-risk pregnancies; Identify recommendations for patients undergoing gynecologic oncology procedures issued by the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society; Recognize the benefits and risks of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols; Participate in a committee tasked with creating an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol for gynecologic patients.

Adolescent Gynecology/Mental Health

Diagnose abnormal uterine bleeding; Manage a teenage patient with heavy uterine bleeding; Recognize indications for pelvic examination or hospitalization in adolescents with abnormal uterine bleeding; Distinguish between premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual exacerbation; Guide a patient who is using crisis survival skills to manage premenstrual dysphoric disorder or premenstrual exacerbation.

Diagnostic Errors /Intermittent Auscultation

List common causes of diagnostic errors; Distinguish between systemic and cognitive diagnostic errors; Implement changes to reduce systemic and cognitive diagnostic errors; Interpret findings obtained during intermittent auscultation of women in labor; Identify appropriate candidates for intermittent auscultation during labor.

Opioid Use During Pregnancy/Interstitial Cystitis

List indications for antepartum nonstress testing in patients with opioid addiction; Counsel a patient who asks about risks to the fetus from ingestion of illicit drugs during pregnancy; Collaborate with an addiction specialist to provide medication-assisted treatment for a pregnant woman with opioid addiction; Diagnose interstitial cystitis; Manage a patient with interstitial cystitis using first-line through fourth-line therapies.

Pandemic Infections

Explain the key roles individual clinicians may play in discovering and controlling epidemics of infectious diseases; Serve on a hospital committee charged with preparing for epidemics; List common symptoms of infection with Zika virus; Counsel a patient who has traveled to an area affected by Zika virus and wishes to conceive; Advise a pregnant woman who is concerned about infection with Zika.


Cesarean Delivery/Human Trafficking

Evaluate changes in practice patterns after issuance of the 2014 guidelines on periviability by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Elaborate on the outcomes of cesarean delivery at 22 wk of gestation for fetus and mother; Define labor trafficking and sex trafficking; Describe individuals likely to be victimized by human traffickers; Identify and assist victims of sex trafficking.

Hormones and Migraines

Diagnose menstrual migraine; Explain the possible role of allodynia and central sensitization in migraine; List risk factors for high-frequency migraine; Assess and treat a patient who reports worsening migraine during the perimenopausal period; Counsel a patient with migraine about her risks for other chronic diseases and how treatment may alter these risks.

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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