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Oligohydramnios: Sonographic Assessment & Clinical Implications

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

By completing this course, the participant will:

  • Learn the role of amniotic fluid in embryo/fetal development.
  • Understand the pathway of amniotic fluid formation and removal.
  • Learn the various sonographic definitions of oligohydramnios.
  • Review the more common etiologies of oligohydramnios.
  • Outline the sequlae of chronic oligohydramnios.

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 50 minutes
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 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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