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Fifty-Fifth Annual Update Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018

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Title: Fifty-Fifth Annual Update Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Mar, 18, 2018 to Mar, 23, 2018
Location: Boston, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1500 to 1800 USD
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Four Seasons Hotel Boston #

Boston, USA
The 16 elegant function rooms and one private dining room at Four Seasons Hotel Boston are designed to accommodate business or social events for groups as small as 10 or as large as 500.
20,124 SQ. FT.
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Full Course: A maximum of 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Clinical Obstetrics (March 18–19): A maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology (March 20–21): A maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (March 22–23): A maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 2.25 credits of Risk Management Study. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 


NURSE PRACTITIONERS and REGISTERED NURSES


For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS


The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

 


EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION


Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

 


ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice.

 


IOM COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine competencies: work in interdisciplinary teams and employ evidence-based practice.


Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

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Event Overview
Welcome message:

New Diagnosis and Treatment Updates in Clinical Obstetrics, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Infertility

Much has changed in the field of obstetrics and gynecology in the past year, with significant implications for clinicians. This special update on diagnosis and treatment of reproductive health conditions in women, designed and presented by Harvard Medical School’s leading faculty and master clinicians, ensures you are current with these changes.


The educational focus is practical, offering updates and practice recommendations that you can immediately put to use to improve patient care and outcomes.


Lectures and workshops cover:


Clinical obstetrics 

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Urogynecology

Gynecologic oncology 

Reproductive endocrinology and infertility

Adolescent gynecology

Menopause management

High-risk patients

Difficult deliveries

Advances in diagnostic equipment and techniques

Updates are coupled with specific clinical guidance that you can put to use immediately in your day-to-day practice.


2018 UPDATES and STATE-OF-THE-ART PRACTICES


Education is comprehensive, designed to ensure attendees are current with 2018 updates and state-of-the-art practices.  Highlights include:


Noninvasive Down syndrome screening

Zika

Depression during and after pregnancy

Gestational diabetes

Genetic testing

New ultrasound practices

Prediction and prevention of stillbirth

Difficult deliveries

Obstetric emergencies

Diagnosis and management of pelvic pain

Safe tissue extraction

Laparoscopic surgery complications

Vaginal hysterectomy

Morcellation alternatives

Cystoscopy

Fertility preservation in cancer patients

IVF

Egg freezing to preserve fertility options

Cost-effective infertility workups

Contraceptive options

Long-acting, reversible contraception

Menopause management

Abnormal uterine bleeding

Treatment of fibroids

Overactive bladder

Reproductive care of the LGBT individual

Detecting bladder conditions

Sentinel nodes in endometrial and cervical cancer

Gynecological care of women with BRCA1, BRCA2

Reducing the risk of ovarian cancer

Abnormal Pap smears

For full agenda, see the schedule page.


RESULTS-DRIVEN EDUCATION


The lectures, interactive discussions and in-depth clinical skills workshops at Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018 are led by more than 40 master clinicians, all at the forefront of their respective subspecialties.


You will leave this conference with:


New approaches to day-to-day clinical challenges

Updates for better treatment plans

Guidance to navigate diagnostic options and new medical technologies

Imaging advances and implications

Skills workshops

Drug and device updates

New therapy protocols

Best practices for high-risk patients

Guidance for when to treat and when to refer

Customize Your Learning Experience


A special feature of this conference is the degree to which participants can customize their own learning experience. Participants can choose from among a wide range of workshops for more immersive education in the clinical areas that align with specific practice needs. 

In addition, the core curriculum is available as three separate 2-day sections, each covering a different area of obstetric and gynecologic practice:


Clinical Obstetrics: 

March 18-19, 2018


Coverage includes:


Prenatal screening and diagnosis

Maternal hypertension and obesity

Fetal growth restriction and abnormal development

Staying current with Zika – who is at risk, what should you do

Depression during and after pregnancy – how to detect and resources for management

Care and diagnosis following stillbirth

Incorporating Noninvasive Down syndrome screening into the OB office

Guidance regarding genetic testing

Options for managing gestational diabetes

Premature rupture of the membranes

Twins, placenta accreta, and other high-risk pregnancies

Labor planning, induction, and complex delivery issues

 


Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology:

March 20-21, 2018


Coverage includes:


Laparoscopic surgery in surgically-challenging patients

Laparoscopic hysterectomy

Avoiding and managing laparoscopic complications

Diagnosis and management of pelvic pain

Diagnosis and management of common and complex urogynecologic conditions

Recurrent urinary tract infections: how to prevent and how to treat

Overactive bladder: discussion of new treatment options

Vaginal hysterectomy in the era of new technology and minimally invasive surgery

The role of opportunistic salpingectomy to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer

Abnormal Pap smears

Evolving use of sentinel node sampling in management of endometrial and cervical cancer

Speakers/Faculty:

Jon I. Einarsson, MD, MPH

Director, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


 

Mark D. Hornstein, MD

Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Clinical Director, Center for Infertility and  Reproductive Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Professor, Harvard Medical School


 

Vatché A. Minassian, MD, MPH

Director, Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


 

Michael G. Muto, MD

Co-Director, BWH/DFCI Combined Familial Ovarian Cancer Center 


Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


 

Julian N. Robinson, MD

Chief of Obstetrics, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School


 

Louise E. Wilkins-Haug, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Fetal Medicine, Division of Reproductive Genetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Professor, Harvard Medical School


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A limited number of discounted rooms* have been reserved at the Four Seasons Hotel until February 14, 2018. You can call the hotel reservation line at 617-338-4400 to make your reservation. Please indicate that you are enrolled in this activity in order to request the discounted room rate. To make your discounted reservation online by February 14, click here.


*Please note that the discounted rooms may sell out before the deadline.


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