CME Credit Information
After completing this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the development of the normal placenta and its' sonographic appearance.
- Identify the changes that occur in the placenta with intrauterine growth restriction.
- Apply diagnostic ultrasound to identify placenta previa, abruption and other abnormalities that are the potential source of fetal disease and / or compromise.
Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret obstetrical ultrasound.
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.
Faculty & Disclosure
Lyndon M. Hill, MD
Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Director Ultrasound
Magee Women's Hospital
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 M. Hill has indicated that no such relationships exist.
No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.