Pregnancy in the Woman with Congenital Heart Disease

Authors: Donald J. Dudley, MD
Credit/contact hours: .75
Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes
Publication Date: Sept 4, 2019
Expiration date: Sept 4, 2022

$25.00

Description:

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.

Note: This course is eligible for ACPE credit.

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.The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close the tab.

$25.00