$40 | Course Code: SSPC – MAT 403
Pregnant women and newborns are especially vulnerable to illness and death, and improvements in health services hold great potential to protect them. This course addresses the unique and especially critical issues of maternal-newborn healthcare, including nutrition, prenatal care, obstetrical complications, newborn resuscitation, well-newborn care, and common neonatal diseases. Also highlighted are the important subjects of women’s rights, education, economic stability, and protection from exploitation. This course requires about five hours to complete, and is accredited for five hours of CME.
Continuing Medical Information
This course is broadly designed for all healthcare professionals, and for students of the healthcare professions.
Time Required to Complete Course
Course participants should expect to take approximately five hours for the completion of this course and final examination.
The following are the minimum requirements for successfully completing the course:
- Complete pretest
- Complete all readings and interactive in course content
- Complete post-test with a minimum score of 80%
- Complete evaluation
- Complete course credit claims form if registered for continuing education
At the completion of these lessons, learners will be able to:
- Explain the progress in maternal-newborn health since 1800.
- List essential principles of prenatal care.
- Describe five common complications of pregnancy and their treatment.
- List three major disabilities that afflict women of childbearing age.
- Explain the social factors that place newborns at risk of death.
- Describe the physiological transition to extrauterine life experienced by newborns.
- List five low-cost ways to improve newborn health.
- Name three profound interventions to empower adolescent women.
Continuing Medical Education
Institute for International Medicine is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute for International Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Launch Date: April 1, 2022
Accreditation Termination Date: April 1, 2025
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of completion indicating the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ will be issued for completing this course. Certificates may be submitted to applicable state boards for recognition.
|Nicholas Comninellis MD MPH DIMPH||No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose|
|Fred Loper MD||No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose|
|Leda Rivera||No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose|