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Cervical Length in Preterm Labor Prediction

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1

AMA Category 1 credits are used by physicians and other groups like PAs and certain nurses.  Category 1 credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

Number of Credits
1

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe when and how to evaluate cervical length.
  • Identify patients at risk for preterm labor and the relationship of cervical length to preterm labor.
  • Apply multifactorial assessment of patients at risk for preterm delivery to improve positive predictive value.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret obstetrical ultrasound.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
Approximately 1 hour
Date of Release
Date of Most Recent Review
Expiration Date

Faculty

Lyndon M. Hill, MD
Professor of OB-GYN
Medical Director Ultrasound
Magee Women's Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

David E. Abel MD (Editor)
Chairperson, Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Ultrasound Web Based Training Committee
Volunteer Clinical Faculty
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Dr. Lyndon Hill and Dr. David Abel have disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.

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