ACOG District XII Meeting

CME/CE Language

Progam Overview


This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and nurses who have a specialized interest in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.


At the conclusion of this activity, the attendee can expect to be able to:

  • Recognize ultrasound evaluation of postmenopausal bleeding including when sonohystrography is necessary;
  • Describe the incidence of diagnostic error in general and in Ob/Gyn, and understand how these arise from system and cognitive origins;
  • Identify specific strategies to promote vaginal birth by protecting the mother’s low risk status;
  • Formulate a comprehensive differential diagnosis for the newly encountered chronic pelvic pain patient, including possible gynecologic, urologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and neurologic sources;
  • Recognize the mechanisms of action of UPA in uterine fibroids;
  • Recognize limitations of “sensitivity” in characterizing mammography’s performance and incorporate relative cancer detection rates for comparing breast cancer screening modalities;
  • Describe potential benefits and harms of molecular breast imaging and other supplemental screening options in women with dense breasts to enhance shared decision making;
  • Recognize the shift in treatment paradigm taking place in the coming years;
  • Monitor pregnancies at risk for and confirmed with Zika infections and understand the role for reporting as well as for pediatric referrals;
  • Identify patients who would benefit from conservative verses medical/surgical treatment options pertaining to pelvic floor disorders;
  • Discuss the evaluation and employ the treatment options pertaining to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction;
  • Distinguish barriers and solutions that they will likely encounter as they change how they manage acute blood pressure elevations in labor and delivery;
  • Appropriately evaluate and formulate a management plan for common psychiatric disorders in women;
  • Recognize the common complications associated with surgical management of placenta accreta;
  • Apply the current techniques used to evaluate an ovarian tumor with ultrasound, including: initial decision making, serial sonography, and adjunct testing.



The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credits

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an approved provider for nursing continuing education by the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560. This activity is awarded 13 Contact Hours.

Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

FL Nurses

AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 13.3 Contact Hours.

The maximum allocation for participants attending the Domestic Violence course is 1 contact hour and the maximum allocation for participants attending the Prevention of Medical Errors course is 1 contact hour.


In accordance with College policy, all faculty and planning committee members have signed a conflict of interest statement in which they have disclosed any financial interests or other relationships with industry relative to topics they will discuss at this program. At the beginning of the program, faculty members are required to disclose any such information to participants. Such disclosure allows you to evaluate better the objectivity of the information presented in lectures. Please report on your evaluation form any undisclosed conflict of interest you perceive.


Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form available at Please remember to sign the CME/CE sheet upon checking in at the registration desk each day of the meeting. If you have any questions regarding this CME/CE activity, please contact the District XII office at


Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the final course syllabus.

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