ExpiresJune 20, 2025
CME Provider: Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)
Description of CME Course
The prevention and treatment of preterm labor (PTL) has shifted focus away from the pregnant patient and has become a means of improving newborn outcomes. The over treatment of women with complaints of preterm labor without objective evidence is no longer acceptable. A care model that limits care to high-risk women with a diagnosis based on the use of PTL screening tools is now the paradigm. ACOG and SMFM provide PTL management guidelines. The second of this two-part series applies these recommendations into an electronic fetal monitoring case study to improve critical thinking regarding early identification of EFM data significant for PTL.
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ABMS Lifelong Learning 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.
Critique EFM data, clinician assessment skills, and management of an EFM case study using advanced critical thinking skills for early identification of evolving PTL or preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). Identify and apply ACOG & SMFM guidelines in the prevention and management of PTL into clinical practice and policy/protocols at your facility and/or office practice.
Electronic Fetal Monitoring, EFM, FHR Category II
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit