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Cervical Length in Preterm Labor Prediction (Category A version)

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
Category A

Meets the criteria for ARRT Category A credits for radiologic technologists.  Physicians should not use these courses.

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

Radiologic technologists who perform and/or interpret obstetrical ultrasound.

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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