New Concepts in the Management of Preeclampsia With Severe Features

This course will discuss the management of preeclampsia with severe features remote from term and the role of magnesium sulfate postpartum in preeclampsia with severe features. 

Target Audience

Obstetricians, Gynecologists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Family Physicians, Oncologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, Respiratory Therapists and Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the characterization and pathophysiology of severe preeclampsia.
  • Effectively manage severe preeclampsia and reduce morbidities by utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches when patients present with severe preeclampsia.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Vigil-De Gracia, P., Tejada, O. R., Miñaca, A. C., Tellez, G., Chon, V. Y., Herrarte, E., ... & Ludmir, J. (2013). Expectant management of severe preeclampsia remote from term: the MEXPRE Latin Study, a randomized, multicenter clinical trial. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 209(5), 425-e1.
  • Vigil-De Gracia, P., & Ludmir, J. (2015). The use of magnesium sulfate for women with severe preeclampsia or eclampsia diagnosed during the postpartum period. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 28(18), 2207-2209.
  • Dekker, G. A. (2014). Management of preeclampsia. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health, 4(3), 246-247.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
03/01/2020

Jack Ludmir, M.D.
Senior Vice President, Physician Engagement & Integration
Associate Provost, Community & Global Initiatives
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Jack Ludmir, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
03/01/2020
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