This activity is a unique meeting bringing together cardiologists and maternal care specialists involved in caring for the pregnant patient with heart disease. Currently, cardiovascular disease is one of the highest causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. It is also a time when interdisciplinary management between primary care providers, obstetricians, and cardiologists is critical. This CME program is designed to help all providers to better recognize, counsel, and refer women with cardiovascular conditions before pregnancy; and for all providers who encounter pregnant women with cardiovascular disease to better manage them for safer outcomes.
- Syncope and Palpitations in Pregnancy (Management of Atrial Fibrillation, PSVT in the Patient With a Normal Heart; Use of Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Pregnancy)
- Labor and Delivery Management in the Cardiac Patient (C-Section vs Vaginal Delivery; Anesthesia-Related Mortality; Postpartum Hemorrhage in the Cardiac Patient)
- More Management Problems in Pregnancy (California Perinatal Collaborative Bundle; BNP and Troponins; pregnant opiate abuser)
- Transitions of Care Before and After Pregnancy (Preeclampsia and Long Term Risks for Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes; Contraceptive Considerations for Young Women with Cardiovascular Disease)
- Ethics Discussion (Shared Decision Making)
8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Venue: Norris Conference Centers – San Antonio