$200 — 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
A midwife in a remote jungle village wakes you at 3 AM because of a breech birth. A malnourished 16-year old primigravida keeps throwing up her prenatal vitamin. 3 million girls undergo unsafe abortion annually...and one of them is brought to your mission, unresponsive and septic. An HIV+ mom in a refugee camp asks you if she should breastfeed her HIV- baby. Women's health issues are highly represented and have a high impact in underserved settings. This course covers Maternal Health, Births, Cultural Competency, Genitourinary & Breast Health and a brief introduction to prenatal ultrasound--all vital for any OBGYN or non-OBGYN provider caring for women in mission settings.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The Wilderness Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.
A review of the burden of maternal health issues and common presentations in developing regions, as well as protocols for rapid assessment of maternal health emergencies and the role of pre-natal care in preventive health. Participants should gain confidence with the assessment and treatment of maternal health conditions, and improve patient outcomes through high-value preventative interventions.
Births in Remote Rural Settings
Learn what to do when one of your patients goes into labor, especially in remote settings or otherwise without access to advanced services. Learn tips to make sensitive pre-natal consults a positive experience for you and your patients and their families. Review normal progression of labor and common birth emergencies, as well as neonatal care needs and resuscitation. Participants should gain increased confidence approaching maternal health consults in resource-limited settings, and improve maternal outcomes in medical aid settings.
Dr. Jordan Amor-Robertson
Genitourinary & Breast
Review of men’s and women’s genitourinary health issues including lithiasis, masses, infections, functional disorders, and special tropical manifestations of genitourinary disease such as quartan malaria, filariasis, and envenomation. Breast health is included, with an emphasis on primary prevention and diagnosis in remote settings. Participants should gain confidence and competence recognizing and managing genitourinary and breast health issues in remote or resource-limited settings.
Dr. Benjamin LaBrot
Review common but often-unexpected cultural issues that arise during consults across wide religious, ethnic, geographic, language, and socio-economic gulfs. Learn skills to communicate more effectively with patients, utilize translators, and reduce medical error related to miscommunication. Participants should gain confidence when approaching consults in unfamiliar cultural settings and using cultural competency skills to improve clinical outcomes.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Wilderness Medical Society and RemoteCare Education. The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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