ExpiresMay 13, 2023
Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has infected millions and killed hundreds of thousands worldwide. Current COVID-19 data show that 80% of infections are mild or asymptomatic and only 5% are critical infections that require artificial ventilation. Of the confirmed cases in the US, pregnant women are contracting the disease. Data on how SARS-CoV-2 effects pregnancy, fetuses and newborns is extremely limited. Facts, fiction, and risks associated with COVID-19 infected pregnant women are discussed with the most recent information available.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Increase knowledge of how COVID impacts pregnancy and implement use of professional guidelines in clinical practice by all perinatal practitioners (MD and RNs) caring for this specialty population during the COVID pandemic.
COVID-19, Pregnancy and COVID, infected pregnant women COVID-19
Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military