20-02-20 N. Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Caring for the Congenital Pregnant Patient

23rd Annual Premier Women's Healthcare Virtual Conference

1.25 CE, 0.3 Rx (NCC 2 OB Comp)

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Karen L. Florio, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas-UMKC

Kansas City, Missouri

Intended Audience:

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNPs), WHNP students, Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) and other nurse practitioners and advanced practice clinicians who care for women.

Activity Number:  20-02-20

CE Approval Period:  Now through November 15, 2021

Approved CE Credit Hours:  1.25 CE contact hour credit and 0.3 hours of Pharmacology

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health for 1.25 CE contact hours, including 0.3 hours of pharmacology content. 

Program Description:

Most women with a congenital heart defect can have a successful pregnancy.  It requires careful planning and management by a multidisciplinary team. During this session the focus will be on care of the pregnant patient with a congenital heart defect.   We will cover disease status, risk stratification, and care during the antepartum and intrapartum periods.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Be able to describe cardiovascular changes in pregnancy
  • Describe the different risk stratification models for congenital cardiac patients
  • Discuss the necessary components to multidisciplinary care of the congenital cardiac patient

Faculty Disclosures:

 Karen L. Florio does not have any disclosures

Successful Completion:

Successful completion of this activity requires the participant to:

  1. Read the educational objectives, disclosures and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the session recording
  3. Complete the session evaluation
  4. Print your CE certificate (the certificate will be stored on the NPWH E-Learning site under My Transcripts).
  5. These steps must be completed prior to the course expiration date
  6. Some courses required a post-test.  If a post test is required participants must earn a score of 70%.         

Therapeutic Disclosures:

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Commercial Support: 

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20-02-20 N. Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Caring for the Congenital Pregnant Patient