The primary purpose of the Fetal Case Conference is to assemble a multi-disciplinary committee, composed of representatives from genetics, perinatology, neonatology, pediatric surgical subspecialties and radiology, to review the variables relevant to specific fetal abnormalities and compose a plan related to fetal, maternal and neonatal care. Secondary purposes include cross-divisional, departmental and hospital education, review current and evolving literature and data and determination of guidelines.
- Physician Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Participants will gain a working knowledge of the acceptable community and national standards of evaluation and management in the areas of maternal and fetal disease and anomalies across a multi-disciplinary approach from divisions of perinatology, pediatric surgery, genetics, neonatology, pediatric/fetal urology, pediatric/fetal nephrology, radiology.
- Participants will critically review evidence-based medicine and national guidelines for fetal evaluation, surveillance and management of common and unusual fetal diseases and anomalies and maternal diseases.
- The conference also dove-tails into the Fetal Concerns Program which is currently collecting patient data to measure outcomes
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty & credentials:
Meredith Cruz, MD Associate Professor; Director, Maternal Fetal Care Center Director Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930. This program has been approved for up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.00 hours of pharmacology). Nurse Practitioners should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.