2021 District XI Annual District Meeting

Focusing on Women’s Health

Continuing Medical Education

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 other activity (hybrid: enduring and live learning) for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates other activity (hybrid: enduring and live learning) for a maximum of 14.75 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

This activity includes AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ of Ethics.

  • Friday, October 15 (Maternal Designation 101): 4 credits
  • Friday, October 22: 1.25 credits
  • Saturday, October 23: 5 credits
  • Sunday, October 24: 4.5 credits

Disclosure of Faculty and Industry Relationship

In accordance with College policy, all faculty and planning committee members have signed a conflict of interest statement in which they have disclosed any financial interests or other relationships with industry relative to topics they will discuss at this program. At the beginning of the program, faculty members are required to disclose any such information to participants. Such disclosure allows you to evaluate better the objectivity of the information presented in lectures. Please report on your evaluation form any undisclosed conflict of interest you perceive. Thank you!

Online Evaluations and Certification of Attendance

As a participant, you will complete the evaluation online and print your certificate of attendance online. The certificate will be available on the first day of the meeting and remain available for three months after the meeting is completed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Perform total laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Discuss the multiple causes of preterm labor
  • Apply knowledge of levels of maternal care and best practices to improve institutional guidelines and processes to meet requirements for maternal designation
  • Analyze the existing literature related to the use of 17P for prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the current cervical cancer screening approaches
  • Analyze literature supporting or refuting health benefits of vaginal seeding, vaginal steaming, placentophagy to better counsel their patients
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to apply new minimally invasive surgical approaches to improve gynecologic surgical care for women
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of the components and timing of periodic well-woman visits across the lifespan of a woman
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of robotic vs traditional laparoscopic surgical approaches to determine best options for surgical plan
  • Demonstrate knowledge of available hormonal replacement therapy options for menopausal women as well as the indications, contraindications, risks, and benefits of therapy
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of placenta accreta spectrum disorder
  • Demonstrate increased awareness of risks of emerging infections for women of reproductive age and integrate pre-travel counseling using existing infection prevention tools into practice
  • Demonstrate understanding of maternal early warning signs related to sepsis recognition and apply best practices for early initiation of treatment.
  • Analyze and evaluate clinical case presentations and heighten awareness alternative diagnostic considerations. workup, and clinical management strategies
  • Analyze and appraise research initiatives and determine relevance to women's health and optimization of clinical care
  • Demonstrate improved performance and knowledge of commonly encountered clinical scenarios or procedures through use of video presentations