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CME 

Continuing Medical Education

The ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting is a rich source of CME credit opportunities.  ACOG is dedicated to providing physicians with lifelong learning opportunities to maintain, develop, and increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance in the service of patients, the public, and profession.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Saturday sessions - maximum 8 CME credits
  • Sunday session - maximum 8 CME credits
  • Monday sessions - maximum 7 CME credits  
  • Tuesday sessions - maximum 7 CME credits
  • Wednesday sessions - maximum 1 CME credit

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of birth location on outcomes
  • Discuss the impact of breast density on mammography results
  • Describe the techniques for tissue removal during gynecologic surgery
  • Cite the advantages and disadvantages of routine salpingectomy for cancer risk reduction
  • Describe the role of routine cervical length screening in pregnancy
  • Discuss the evolution of contraceptive regulation in the United States
  • Describe the role of disclosure of medical errors in clinical practice
  • Identify new strategies for prevention of prematurity
  • Describe the role of the pelvic exam in preventative health care

ACCME ACCREDITATION

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT(S)™

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

COLLEGE COGNATE CREDIT(S)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 31 College Cognate Credits toward the Program for Continuing Professional Development for the Annual Meeting.

The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

Physicians may claim either AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ OR College Cognate Credit. Physicians may NOT claim both.

If you are a physician member of the College, you may have your CME credits tracked through the College cognate system (our unique program for documenting continuing professional development). If you are not a physician member of the College, or if you do not want your credits tracked by the College, you will be responsible for reporting the CME credits that you earn at the Annual Meeting yourself.

 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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