Maternal mortality rates are increasing in the United States, driven in part by women with congenital heart disease (CHD) becoming pregnant. These patients require exceptional care, but can still have a good outcome if managed carefully. This course covers the impact of maternal cardiac disease on maternal mortality and 6 key principles for managing pregnant women with CHD.

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • Understand the impact of maternal cardiac disease on maternal mortality
  • Learn normal physiologic cardiac changes of pregnancy
  • Be able to identify key principles in managing pregnant women with congenital heart disease

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.

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Estimated time to Complete: 45 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .75
Expiration date: Sept 4, 2022
Publication date: Sept 4, 2019

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Course Author

Donald Dudley, MD

Professor

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