Induction of Labor

Return to all Family Centered Maternity Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify evidence-based techniques to decrease the incidence of prolonged pregnancy.

2. Compare techniques of cervical ripening and their relative efficacy.

3. Discuss evidence on “preventive induction” (AMOR-IPAT).

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/23/2020

Sara G Shields, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Family Health Center of Worcester and University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/23/2020
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