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Nurses in REI Communication Knowledge and Skills Training
ASRM Academy Certificate
Expiration Date:
July 8, 2025
Credits:
4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM)
0.00 Certificate of Completion
4.50 Non-physician CME Credits

Nurses in REI Communication, Knowledge, and Skills (NRCKS)

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

ACTIVITY NUMBER:  NRCKS1

ACTIVITY TITLE: Nurses in REI Communication, Knowledge, and Skills (NRCKS)

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date:  July 8, 2022

Expiration Date: July 8, 2025

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 4.5 hours

Program Description: NRCKS is hybrid program for early career REI nurses consisting of 8 online learning modules and optional interactive live and recorded sessions provided by the ASRM Nurses’ Professional Group. The interactive sessions include “Ask the Expert”, practical cases and soft skills training. The focus of the program is teaching communication, knowledge, and skills.

Program Features: Micro-modules, short engaging didactics by content experts, immersive 3D models, interactive elements, vivid and descriptive videos, immediate reinforcement of learning, and case scenarios for practical application.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES AND COURSE OUTLINE

Module Description:

Module 1: In Module 1 content experts Drs. Eve Feinberg, Ruben Alvero, and Ranjith Ramasamy discuss the female and male reproductive anatomy and physiology. This module is a recap for incoming nurses before proceeding into REI topics.

Module 1 has four learning objectives:

·       Define Infertility presented by Dr. Feinberg

·       Female Anatomy presented by Dr. Feinberg

·       Male Anatomy presented by Dr. Alvero

·       Infertility Workup

o   Male workup presented by Dr. Ramasamy

o   Female workup presented by Dr. Feinberg

 

Module 2: In this module content expert Dr. James Wren discusses the causes and treatment of male infertility.

Module 2 has four learning objectives:

·       Examine the indications for male infertility assessment presented by Dr. James Wren

·       Understand the initial investigations in a male infertility assessment presented by Dr. James Wren

·       Differentiate obstructive from non-obstructive azoospermia presented by Dr. James Wren

·       Understand the causes of male infertility presented by Dr. James Wren

 

Module 3: In this module content experts Drs. Erica Johnstone and Marcelle Cedars will discuss the common causes of ovulatory dysfunction, tubal and pelvic factors causing female infertility and explore the effect of aging on ovarian function and fertility.

Module 3 has four learning objectives:

·       Describe the causes of infertility presented by Dr. Erica Johnstone

·       Describe the common causes of ovulatory dysfunction as a cause of female infertility presented by Dr. Erica Johnstone

·       Discuss tubal and pelvic factors causing female infertility presented by Dr. Marcelle Cedars

·       Explore the effect of aging on ovarian function and fertility presented by Dr. Marcelle Cedars

 

Module 4: In this module content experts Drs. Rachel Weinerman and Jorge Chavarro will describe the menstrual cycle, common endocrine disorders, and lifestyle factors that cause infertility.

Module 4 has three learning objectives

·       Understand the menstrual cycle presented by Dr. Rachel Weinerman

·       Under the causes of endocrine disorders presented by Dr. Rachel Weinerman

·       Under the impact of diet and lifestyle on infertility presented by Dr. Jorge Chavarro

 

Module 5: In this module, content expert Dr. Paul Lin explores the fundamentals of endometriosis and discusses the importance of early diagnosis and management.

Module 5 has five learning objectives:

·       Examine the causes of endometriosis presented by Dr. Paul Lin

·       Describe the symptoms of endometriosis presented by Dr. Paul Lin

·       Understand the treatment options for endometriosis presented by Dr. Paul Lin

·       Understand need for surgery for endometriosis presented by Dr. Paul Lin

 

Module 6: In this module content experts Dr. Anne Steiner will define ovarian reserve, clinical implications, and assessment.

Module 6 has four learning objectives:

·       Causes of infertility presented by Dr. Anne Steiner

·       Define ovarian reserve presented by Dr. Anne Steiner

·       Ovarian reserve and clinical implications presented by Dr. Anne Steiner

·       Describe approaches for assessment of ovarian reserve presented by Dr. Anne Steiner

 

Module 7: In this module, content expert Dr. Blake Evans explores indications for intrauterine insemination (IUI), procedure for IUI, risks of multiple pregnancy and strategies to minimize multiple gestation associated with infertility treatment.

Module 7 has four learning objectives:

·       Explore indications for intrauterine insemination (IUI) presented by Dr. Blake Evans

·       Describe procedure for IUI presented by Dr. Blake Evans

·       Understand risks of multiple pregnancy presented by Dr. Blake Evans

·       Describe strategies to minimize multiple gestation associated with infertility treatment presented by Dr. Blake Evans

 

Module 8: In this module content expert Dr. Irene Souter discusses the incidence of pregnancy loss and describes the etiology.

Module 8 has five learning objectives:

·       Pregnancy loss and spontaneous miscarriage presented by Dr. Irene Souter

·       Understand the etiology of pregnancy loss presented by Dr. Irene Souter

·       Describe ectopic pregnancy presented by Dr. Irene Souter

·       Understand multifetal reduction and indications presented by Dr. Irene Souter

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is designed for early career or entry level nurses and nurse practitioners in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

 

ACGME COMPETENCY

Medical Knowledge

Patient Care

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of this activity requires the learner to:

·       View a course overview page.

·       Complete a 15-question baseline assessment. Learners should note any pre-exam questions answered incorrectly for clarification during module study.  

·       Participate in the interactive activity: audio/video content presented by content experts, interactive learning opportunities, formative assessments, case scenarios, self-learning through 3D immersive exploration, presentation that can be advanced, stopped or reversed as desired.

·       Complete a post-exam after each module, scoring a minimum of 75% in 3 attempts.

·       Complete the evaluation survey.

·       Print certificate of completion.

DISCLOSURES FOR PLANNERS AND FACULTY

PLANNERS

Chevis Shannon, DrPH, MBA, MPH, MERC- Nothing to disclose

Sarah Ramaiah, MSEd – Nothing to disclose

Jessica Goldstein, RN - Nothing to disclose

Eve Feinberg, MD - Nothing to disclose

Paul Lin, MD - Direct stockholder: Alto Pharmacy,  Medical Advisory Board: Win Fertility

Jennifer Wood, RN, BSN – Nothing to disclose           

 

CONTENT EXPERTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Eve Feinberg, MD - Nothing to disclose

Ruben Alvero, MD – Scientific Advisor: Hanna Life, Orchid Bioscience; Strategic Advisor: Parity Health

Ranjith Ramasamy, MD – Grant Recipient: Acerus Pharmaceuticals

James Wren, MD -

Erica Johnstone, MD – REI Division Member: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Marcelle Cedars, MD – Grant recipient: Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Rachel Weinerman, MD – Nothing to disclose

Jorge Chavarro, MD – Nothing to disclose

Paul Lin, MD - Direct stockholder: Alto Pharmacy, Medical Advisory Board: Win Fertility

Anne Steiner, MD – Nothing to disclose

Blake Evans, MD – Nothing to disclose

Irene Souter, MD – Nothing to disclose

Jennifer Knudtson, MD – Nothing to disclose

Andrey Dolinko, MD – Nothing to disclose

 

CONTENT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Sarah Ramaiah, MSEd – Nothing to disclose

 

CONTENT REVIEWERS

Eve Feinberg, MD -Nothing to disclose

Hugh Taylor, MD – Nothing to disclose

Jessica Goldstein, RN - Nothing to disclose

Michelle Landrum, MA, MEd, EdS – Nothing to disclose

 

DISCLAIMER INFORMATION

The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. This material is prepared based upon a review of multiple sources of information, but it is not exhaustive of the subject matter. Therefore, healthcare professionals and other individuals should review and consider other publications and materials on the subject matter before relying solely upon the information contained within this educational activity to make clinical decisions about individual patients.

 

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

  • List Price: $400.00
  • Member Price: $200.00