ACTIVITY TITLE: Reproductive Surgery: Surgical Management of Endometriosis & Fibroids
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: June 9th, 2016
Expiration Date: June 9th, 2019
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 75 minutes
NEEDS ASSESSMENT and IDENTIFICATION OF PRACTICE GAP:
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has developed guidelines for learning for the subspecialty of reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI). These guidelines specify that training in this subspecialty should include training concerning surgical management of endometriosis and fibroids. This internet activity is designed to provide such training to reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellows as well as other practitioners of reproductive medicine. The activity consists of a didactic presentation.
At the conclusion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the impact of surgery on fertility outcome.
- Assess the pain outcome of medical or surgical treatment of endometriosis.
- Discuss the recurrence risk after medical or surgical management of women with chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis.
- Identify appropriate candidates robotic myomectomy.
- Discuss how to control and manage blood loss should it occur.
- Plan appropriate port placement and surgical technique.
- Discuss tissue extraction techniques.
Postgraduate REI fellows, reproductive medicine specialists.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of this educational activity requires the learner to:
· View a course overview page, containing all CME and disclosure information, including acknowledgement of commercial support and disclosure of unlabeled use, prior to the start
of each module.
· View the grand rounds presentation.
· Successfully complete test questions after the presentation.
· Complete the evaluation survey.
· Print certificate of completion.
DISCLOSURES FOR PLANNERS AND PRESENTERS
Content Development and Review
Tommaso Falcone, M.D., FRCSC, FACOG has no financial relationships with industry; received honoraria as Editor-in-Chief Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (JMIG) and an up-to-date section editor; Federal Research funds include MicroRNAs and the MIF System in Uterine Function and Disease (NIH) Co PI- R01HD069043.
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
No commercial support has been provided for this activity.