Methods of Fetal Postmortem Examination is organized by Opus Medicus, Inc. and will be held during Jan 19, 2017 - Jan 19, 2020.The target audience for this medical event is Oncologists, Gynecologists.
The target audience for this medical event is Pathologists, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, and Geneticists to learn methods of evaluation and understand the significance of the findings in postmortem examinations of fetuses who have succumbed in utero. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Course Description :
This online CME course is taught by one of the leading experts in fetal pathology and describes the methods of examination and significance of findings in fetuses who have died in utero. These specimens are submitted after evacuations for abnormalities in the fetus, fetal demise-retained maternal complication (eclampsia / infection), and other indications or after spontaneous abortion related to fetal demise or maternal complication (cervical incompetence).
• Prenatal testing
• Processing fetal remains extracted by curettage.
• Processing delivered (intact) fetal remains
• Normal fetal histology
• Common gross and microscopic anomalies and their mimics
• Assigning the cause of death
• Estimation of in-utero retention time after death
Conference Objectives are :
• Understand the relevance of prenatal testing to the postmortem examination.
• Have a framework for processing fetal remains.
• Know when to order specialized ancillary tests (i.e. cytogenetics).
• Recognize normal fetal histology.
• Recognize common malformations and their mimics.
• Diagnose the common causes of death.
• Estimate the duration of in-utero retention after death.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pathology, Forensic Science