SMFM's 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 3 - 8, 2020 | Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center | Grapevine, Texas

Critical Care: A Case-Based Approach

Feb. 3, 2020 8am - 5pm

Course Directors:
Luis Pacheco, MD

Course Faculty:
Uri Elkayam, MD
Wayne Franklin, MD
Andra James, MD
Antonio Saad, MD
Baha Sibai, MD
Carolyn Zelop, MD

Better understand the importance of the physiologic changes, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment in critically ill pregnant women. This course will also integrate strategies to reduce severe maternal morbidity and mortality in critically ill obstetric patients using case studies that explore pulmonary hypertension in pregnancy, myocardial infraction, DVT/PE, and cardiac arrest.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and SMFM. GLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  1. Review recent concepts in the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome
  2. Describe the optimal management of acute myocardial infarction during pregnancy
  3. Understand modern management of thromboembolism in pregnancy
  4. Review the most common congenital heart diseases complicating pregnancy
  5. Understand the pathophysiology and management of severe hypertension during pregnancy
  6. Describe the peripartum management of severe pulmonary hypertension
Session Time Session Title Session Speaker
8:00 – 8:05 am Introduction Pacheco
8:05 – 8:45 am Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Pacheco
8:45 – 9:30 am Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism James
9:30 – 10:00 am Questions-Case Discussions Pacheco/James
10:00 – 10:30 am Break  
10:30 – 11:15 am Congenital Heart Disease During Pregnancy Franklin
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Myocardial Infarction Elkayam
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch  
1:00 – 1:45 pm Update on Fluids, Pressors, And Inotropes Pacheco
1:45 – 2:30 pm Hypertensive Emergencies Sibai
2:30 – 3:00 pm Questions-Case Discussions Pacheco/Sibai
3:00 – 3:30 pm Break  
3:30 – 4:15 pm Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy Zelop
4:15 – 4:45 pm Pulmonary Hypertension at the Time of Delivery Saad
4:45 – 5:00 pm Questions and Closing Remarks Pacheco

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Price: $685.00