This Critical Care in Obstetrics Online Course topic consists of the following:
Upon completion of the components in this topic, the learner will be able to:
1.Understand etiologies of hemorrhage in the obstetrical patient
2.List maternal and fetal conditions that can precipitate hemorrhage
3.Outline hemorrhage care & hemorrhage staging
Completion of all components within a topic and a score of 75% or greater on the post-test quiz for a topic are necessary for the attainment of 1.5 CME credits.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. GLC is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Loralei Thornburg, MD- No financial relationships to report
Postpartum Hemorrhage and Massive Transfusion Pre-Test Quiz
Postpartum Hemorrhage and Massive Transfusion Lecture
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Loralei Thornburg, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
There are no conflicts of interest to disclose.
1. Identify etiologies of hemorrhage in the obstetrical patient
2. List maternal and fetal conditions that can precipitate hemorrhage
3. Outline hemorrhage care & hemorrhage staging
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