First Trimester Pregnancy Complications - Instructor Renewal

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Determine etiology of first trimester vaginal bleeding.
  2. Assess the value of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels and sonographic discriminatory criteria in diagnosing first-trimester pregnancy complications.
  3. Outline management options for patients experiencing ectopic pregnancy, gestational trophoblastic disease, or miscarriage.
  4. Using shared decision-making and while providing emotional support, counsel patients on therapeutic options to manage early pregnancy loss.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/01/2022

Contributors

Editorial Board

Lawrence Leeman, Family Physician, UNM School of Medicine, Medical Editor
Lee Dresang, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Associate Medical Editor
David Gregory, Family Physician, University of VA, Associate Medical Editor
Jeffrey Quinlan, Family Physician, CAPT, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Associate Medical Editor

Advisory Board

Shad Deering, OB/GYN, Col, Uniformed Services University
Ann Evensen, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Gretchen Heinrichs, OB/GYN, Denver Health
Sally Hersh, Certified Nurse Midwife, OR Health and Science University
Sarah Jones, Family Physician, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN)
Sajjini Thomas, Family Medicine, Presence Medical Group
Johanna Warren, Family Physician, OR Health and Science University

Authors

Janice Anderson, Family Physician, Forbes Hospital
Postpartum Hemorrhage
R. Eugene Bailey, Family Physician, Upstate Medical University
Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance
Melissa Beagle, Family Physician, Denver Health
First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
Rebecca Benko, Family Physician, MultiCare Tacoma Family Medicine
Preterm Labor and Prelabor Rupture of Membranes
Timothy Canavan, OB/GYN, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Third- and Fourth-Degree Perineal Lacerations
Brendon Cullinan, Family Physician, North Point Health and Wellness Center
Maternal Resuscitation and Trauma
Mark Deutchman, Family Physician, University of CO School of Medicine
Diagnostic Ultrasound in Labor and Delivery, First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
Lee Dresang, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Safety in Maternity Care, Maternal Venous Thromboembolism,
Ann Evensen, Family Physician, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Robert Gobbo, Family Physician, Providence Health Services
Shoulder Dystocia
Jessica Goldstein, Family Physician, Natividad Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
Cardiac Complications of Pregnancy
Gretchen Heinrichs, OB/GYN, Denver Health
Late Pregnancy Bleeding
Kim Hinshaw, OB/GYN, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Shoulder Dystocia
Caroline Homer, Certified Nurse Midwife, University of Technology Sydney

Total possible CME credit on completion of course: 1.00 Prescribed credits

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/01/2022
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