- Recognize physiologic changes of pregnancy and distinguish these from pathologic conditions.
- Diagnose and manage common medical complications of pregnancy.
- Perform a cost-effective, evidence-based preoperative evaluation of a pregnant patient.
- Utilize appropriate intraoperative and postoperative interventions to reduce perioperative risk in pregnant patients.
- Employ an appropriate, evidence-based approach to prescribing medications in pregnant patients.
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Credit Designation Statement: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release date: May 15, 2009. Expiration date: May 15, 2011.
*Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey—Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; Director of Research/Outcomes, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Neptune, New Jersey.
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