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Echogenic Fetal Kidneys: Differential Diagnosis and Postnatal Outcome

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 the normal appearance of the fetal kidneys.
  • Identify causes of and fetal prognosis when echogenic kidneys are detected.
  • Improve patient management through ultrasound detection on echogenic fetal kidneys.

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 Creditâ„¢. 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

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 discloses no financial interests with commercial interests.

No one on IAME staff who was in control of content in this program has any relationship to commercial supporters.

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