Managing Category Two and Three Tracings

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Move towards a standardized approach to EFM interpretation using a modified NICHD classification system.

2. Understand the limitations of Category II and apply a tool to help differentiate the wide ranging variation of tracings in this category.

3. Apply general management principles to various FHR patterns.

4. Be introduced to the 4 tier color coded classification system.

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Course summary
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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Robert Gobbo, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Providence Family Medicine Residency-Milwaukie/Portland, Oregon and Clinical Associate Professor

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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