SMFM's 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

January 25 - 30, 2021

Screening for Infectious Disease in Pregnancy: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

Jan. 27, 2021 10am - 3pm

Course Directors:
Dena Goffman, MD
Mona Prasad, DO, MPH

Course Faculty:
Brenna Hughes, MD
Courtney Lynch,
Neil Silverman, MD
Marvin Williams, DO
Rodney Wright, MD, MSCR

Course Description: 
Have you ever wondered how screening recommendations are derived? This course will help you understand the fundamentals of screening tests and the statistical methods that contribute to decision making. We will also review historic and emerging screening strategies for infectious diseases as they affect obstetric patients.

Learning Objectives:
  • To understand the statistical aspects of screening tests and the application of such tests in the population.
  • To understand the history of screening for common infections in pregnancy (HBV, GBS, HIV), testing strategies and the evolution of the impact of those tests over time. 
  •   To evaluate current data on new infections (HCV, CMV, COVID-19), testing strategies, and current guidance regarding testing.

Course Schedule (All times Eastern Standard Time):
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CME Credits:  4.5

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 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Price: $400.00