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Gynecology

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Decision-IQ: Genetic Risk Assessment and Testing for Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

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Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Faculty
Andrew Berchuck, MD


In this brief case-based activity, meet Karen, a fictional 30-year-old woman whose mother recently died of ovarian cancer. Karen is now asking whether she should undergo genetic testing or ovarian cancer screening. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Karen. You will also receive insights from expert faculty Andrew Berchuck, MD, on the latest recommendations for genetic testing and risk-reducing strategies for hereditary ovarian cancer.


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Med-IQ


IUDs and the Nulliparous Patient

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Faculty
Beverly Allen Gray, MD


In this CME-certified Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member reviews the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention medical eligibility criteria for intrauterine device (IUD) use as well as recent American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on the use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) in adolescent populations. Available IUDs, including newer devices, are discussed. Finally, evidence regarding the use of analgesic medications and cervical preparation for IUD placement in nulliparous women is examined.


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Med-IQ


Prematurity Disparity: Epidemiology, Intervention, Prevention

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Faculty
Haywood L. Brown, MD

Idiopathic preterm birth has a complex epidemiology shrouded in social determinates as well as biological, genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors. In this Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member reviews strategies for treating preterm labor and preventing recurrent preterm birth. The racial disparities of preterm birth and its effect on infant mortality and long-term morbidity are also explored.


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Med-IQ

 


Surgery for Stress Incontinence: What Workup and Which Sling?

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Faculty
Matthew D. Barber, MD, MHS

In this Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member presents evidence-based approaches for the evaluation and management of women with stress urinary incontinence. Office-based strategies to assess women for this condition and the criteria for multichannel urodynamic testing prior to surgery are also examined. Additionally, the relative efficacy and safety of the current surgical standards of care—the retropubic and transobturator midurethral slings—are compared.


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Med-IQ

 


Uterine-Sparing Treatment Options for Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Faculty
Angel Nieves, MD, PhD

In this complimentary, CME-certified Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member highlights uterine-sparing treatment options for women with symptomatic fibroids. These include medical-based therapies, uterine artery embolization, magnetic resonance–guided focused ultrasound surgery, radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation, and myomectomy. The benefits and limitations of each approach as well as patient-specific considerations are examined.


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Med-IQ