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The Biophysical Profile Score

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    AMA PRA Category 1 *
    Number of Credits
    1

    Course Objectives

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

    • define the components of the biophysical profile score
    • review the perinatal mortality associated with each of the possible biophysical profile scores.
    • review the association between hypoxia and/or anoxia and the presence or absence of each of the components of the biophysical profile score.

    Target Audience

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

    * 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.

    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 Obstetrics and Gynecology
    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 such relationships exist.

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

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