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CME : 39.25

Fifty-Sixth Annual Update Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019

Mar 17 - 22, 2019   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Specialties : Family Medicine   |   Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Fifty-Sixth Annual Update Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS), Penzias Group and will be held from Mar 17 - 22, 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Perinatologists, Urogynecologists, Gynecologic Oncologists, Reproductive Endocrinologists, Infertility Specialists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants.

Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology provides comprehensive reviews of the most important advances in obstetrics and gynecology and guidance to assimilate them into general practice. Education is practical and results focused, designed to help providers of women’s health to optimize the management of the clinical situations that occur throughout the female lifecycle.

Lectures, interactive discussions, and skills advancement workshops are taught by the most respected leaders in OB/GYN. Attendees can customize their learning experience to align with their practice needs and have ample time for discussion and posing questions to faculty.

• Clinical Obstetrics (March 17-18)
• Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology, Gynecologic Oncology (March 19-20)
• Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (March 21-22)

• Full Course: A maximum of 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
• Clinical Obstetrics (March 17–18): A maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
• Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology (March 19–20): A maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
• Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (March 21–22): A maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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 the latest advances in obstetrics and gynecology. One of the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, 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


Education is comprehensive, designed to ensure attendees are current with 2019 updates and state-of-the-art practices. Highlights include:
• Noninvasive Down syndrome screening
• Depression during and after pregnancy
• Genetic testing
• Obstetric emergencies
• Laparoscopic surgery complications
• Fertility preservation in cancer patients
• Egg freezing to preserve fertility options
• Long-acting, reversible contraception
• Menopause management
• Treatment of fibroids
• Sentinel nodes in endometrial and cervical cancer
• Gynecological care of women with BRCA1, BRCA2
• Gestational diabetes
• New ultrasound practices
• Difficult deliveries
• Safe tissue extraction
• Vaginal hysterectomy
• Letrozole for ovulation induction
• Cost-effective infertility workups
• Abnormal uterine bleeding
• Overactive bladder
• Treatment of recurrent UTIs
• Reducing the risk of ovarian cancer
• Abnormal Pap smears
• Diagnosis and management of pelvic pain
• Elagolix to treat endometriosis
• Combination mifepristone and misoprostol to treat incomplete miscarriage
• Treatment of anemic pregnant women with intravenous iron
• Minimizing the use of opioids in practice
• Customize Your Learning Experience

A special feature of this conference is the degree to which participants can customize their own learning experience. In addition to the core curriculum, available as a 2-day, 4-day, or 6-day course, participants can choose from 60 workshops for more immersive education in the clinical areas that align with specific practice needs.

Learning Objectives:
Clinical Obstetrics Objectives:
• Analyze the current management of maternal complications of pregnancy.
• Outline the role that obstetricians play in adverse neonatal outcomes.
• Develop treatment plans for the management of antepartum complications, including obstetric emergencies, cervical incompetence and preterm labor.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology Objectives:
• Utilize current gynecologic surgical techniques, including laparoscopy and hysterectomy, and assess indications for use and how to manage complications.
• Analyze latest trends in minimally invasive surgery and how they impact the care of the patient.
• Discuss practical tips in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
• Appropriately manage patients with urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse.
• Review evidence in the use of slings and pessaries.
• Enhance the knowledge and skills of gynecologists in lower urinary tract physiology, pelvic anatomy and vaginal hysterectomy.
• Develop new strategies to apply in practice to the management of neoplastic disorders and non-malignant conditions.
• Evaluate the non-surgical management of malignant gynecologic tumors.
• Enhance knowledge and skills of gynecologists as they manage patients with neoplastic disorders and non-malignant conditions.
• Discuss the philosophy of opioid-free surgery.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Objectives:
• Incorporate new management strategies for patients with endocrine and fertility disorders.
• Analyze advances in the field as they apply to the management of patients with endocrine and fertility disorders.
• Develop techniques to evaluate pelvic pain and bleeding, and strategies for managing them.
• Institute a therapeutic management plan for patients with nonmenopause-related endocrine imbalance, as well as those who are menopausal and post-menopausal.

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Alfred Z. Abuhamad
Alfred Z. Abuhamad

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Kathryn A. Martin
Kathryn A. Martin

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Julianna Schantz-Dunn
Julianna Schantz-Dunn

Obstetrics and Gynecology



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Four Seasons Hotel Boston
200 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

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