• Family-Centered Pregnancy Care Live Course

    Wednesday, July 20 - Saturday, July 23, 2022

    Hilton Denver City Center
    Denver, CO

    NOTE: All attendees must meet the AAFP’s health and safety protocols.

    • Reconnect in person with your family medicine peers
    • Implement the latest care strategies into your practice now
    • Enjoy the energy and excitement of Denver, CO
       

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    Learn to prepare plans to manage common maternal and pregnancy complications and achieve optimal maternal and fetal outcomes. Delve into a variety of care topics, including:

    • Coronavirus in pregnancy
    • Culturally congruent care in a community setting
    • Pregnancy care for LGBTQ+ community
    • Substance use in pregnancy
       

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Assess patients for common clinical problems seen in maternity care, centered on the family.
    • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions related to maternity care.
    • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics that patients may present with and address concerns.
       

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    Schedule                                                                                              

    Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - Prenatal Care and Prevention and Equity in Pregnancy
    7:00 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30 - 6:15 p.m. General Sessions


     

    Thursday, July 21, 2022 - Rural Health
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own - Regular Sessions Adjourn
    1:30 - 6:00 p.m. Clinical Procedure Workshops*


     

    Friday, July 22, 2022 - Infections in Pregnancy
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own - Regular Sessions Adjourn
    1:30 - 6:00 p.m. Clinical Procedure Workshops*


     

    Saturday, July 23, 2022 - Possibilities in Pregnancy
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30 p.m. Course Adjourns


    *Separate registration and fee required.
    The schedule is subject to change.

    Topics

    The following topics are subject to change.                                                                                                                                                                          

    • Anemia in Pregnancy
    • Antenatal Testing for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Aspirin in Pregnancy
    • Broader Rural Health Issues:  Delivering Safe, Equitable Maternity Care in Rural Communities
    • Caring for Women and Girls with Female Genital Cutting Through the Lifespan
    • CMV/Parvovirus
    • COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Pregnancy Care
    • Creating Birth Equity to reduce Black Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
    • Diagnosis and Management of Twin Pregnancy
    • Equity in Pregnancy Reflection
    • Hepatitis B and C in Pregnancy:  Well Within Our Scope
    • Implicit Bias in Pregnancy Care
    • Infections (Intraamniotic infection/Chorioamnionitis, Endometritis, Neonatal Sepsis), Neonatal Sepsis
    • Infections in Pregnancy Reflection
    • OB Readiness
    • Opioids and THC Use in Pregnancy
    • Physical Activity in Pregnancy
    • Possibilities in Pregnancy Reflection
    • Pregnancy Care for LGBTQ Patients and Families
       
    • Prenatal Care and Prevention Reflection
    • Preterm Delivery
    • Refugee Pregnancy Care
    • Rural Health Reflection
    • Rural Pregnancy Care in North Carolina
    • Telehealth in Pregnancy Care


    Clinical Procedure Workshops (Separate registration and fee required.):

    • Balloon Therapy Workshop
    • Complications in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
    • Evidence Based Cesarean Delivery
    • Introduction to First Trimester Pregnancy - Ultrasound
    • Non-Pharmacologic Approaches for Pain Management in Labor
    • Osteopathy in Pregnancy – Advanced
    • Osteopathy in Pregnancy – Basic
    • Repair of 1st/2nd Degree Perineal, Vaginal and Cervical Lacerations
    • Repair of 3rd/4th Degree Perineal Lacerations

    Registration Fee*

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends June 20)
    $895 $845 $645 $895 $1,195
    Standard $995 $945 $745 $995 $1,295


    A printed syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 during registration. All registrants will have access to an online version of the syllabus at the course.

    *Separate registration and fee required to attend a clinical procedure workshop.

    To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.
     

    Clinical Procedure Workshops

    Separate registration and fee are required to attend a session. Select a session during registration.

    Thursday, July 21, 2022

    #1 Introduction to First Trimester Pregnancy - Ultrasound 
    1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Practice transabdominal and transvaginal scanning techniques to identify the uterus, the bladder, and adnexa in a non-pregnant patient.
    • Examine how to confirm an intrauterine pregnancy using transabdominal and trasvaginal techniques and describe the normal progression of first trimester sonographic milestones.
    • Visualize embryonic cardiac activity, discuss usage of M-mode to calculate a fetal heart rate, and describe the sonographic appearance of missed abortion, incomplete abortion, and free pelvic fluid in the setting of a possible ectopic pregnancy.
       

    #2 Non-Pharmacologic Approaches for Pain Management in Labor 
    1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Compare and contrast the psycho-emotional and basic physiologic measures that provide comfort and reduce maternal stress for women in labor.
    • Identify evidence-based strategies for reducing pain and stress for women in labor
    • Consider the integration of at least four non-pharmacologic techniques for reducing maternal stress and pain in labor into practice.
       

    #3 Evidence Based Cesarean Delivery 
    1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Define the steps of a cesarean section including evidence-based techniques and strategies to decrease complications and improve outcomes.
    • Summarize strategies for caring for women with higher BMI, adhesions, hemorrhage, and lacerations.
    • Apply techniques of uterine artery ligation and B-Lynch on simulation surgical models.
       

    #4 Introduction to First Trimester Pregnancy - Ultrasound 
    Repeat of Session #1 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Practice transabdominal and transvaginal scanning techniques to identify the uterus, the bladder, and adnexa in a non-pregnant patient.
    • Examine how to confirm an intrauterine pregnancy using transabdominal and trasvaginal techniques and describe the normal progression of first trimester sonographic milestones.
    • Visualize embryonic cardiac activity, discuss usage of M-mode to calculate a fetal heart rate, and describe the sonographic appearance of missed abortion, incomplete abortion, and free pelvic fluid in the setting of a possible ectopic pregnancy.
       

    #5 Non-Pharmacologic Approaches for Pain Management in Labor 
    Repeat of Session # at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Compare and contrast the psycho-emotional and basic physiologic measures that provide comfort and reduce maternal stress for women in labor.
    • Identify evidence-based strategies for reducing pain and stress for women in labor
    • Consider the integration of at least four non-pharmacologic techniques for reducing maternal stress and pain in labor into practice.
       

    #6 Evidence Based Cesarean Delivery
    Repeat of Session #3 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Define the steps of a cesarean section including evidence-based techniques and strategies to decrease complications and improve outcomes.
    • Summarize strategies for caring for women with higher BMI, adhesions, hemorrhage, and lacerations.
    • Apply techniques of uterine artery ligation and B-Lynch on simulation surgical models.
       

    Friday, July 22, 2022

    #7 Balloon Therapy Workshop 
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Assess the evidence surrounding use of balloon therapy as tools for induction of labor (single vs double balloon, duration of placement, etc).
    • Determine Quantitative Blood Loss (QBL) using recommended measurement methods
    •  Describe the indications to use Bakri balloon for postpartum hemorrhage, and demonstrate the correct steps for Bakri balloon placement.
       

    #8 Osteopathy in Pregnancy - Basic
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Describe the use of manipulative medicine technique to treat pregnancy related neck, low back, and pelvic pain through a case based approach.
    • Demonstrate manipulative techniques to assist women with the discomforts of pregnancy in the antepartum, labor, and postpartum phases
    • Review documentation, and billing and coding for osteopathic manipulation treatment.
       

    #9 Complications in the First Trimester of Pregnancy 
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Apply evidence-based criteria to determine fetal viability in the first trimester.
    • Compare the risks and benefits of expectant management vs. medical or surgical intervention.
    • Examine medical management of miscarriage using vaginal or buccal misoprostol.
    • Describe the use of manual vacuum aspiration for early pregnancy loss.
       

    #10 Repair of 1st/2nd Degree Perineal, Vaginal and Cervical Lacerations
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Describe the anatomy of the perineum, vagina, and vulva and important considerations for repair.
    • Examine evidence-based techniques for repair of 2nd degree, vaginal and vulvar lacerations learned during this workshop including instrument handling, suturing, and knot tying.
    • Identify and repair cervical laceration using the techniques learned during this workshop.
       

    #11 Balloon Therapy Workshop 
    Repeat of Session #7 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Assess the evidence surrounding use of balloon therapy as tools for induction of labor (single vs double balloon, duration of placement, etc).
    • Determine Quantitative Blood Loss (QBL) using recommended measurement methods
    •  Describe the indications to use Bakri balloon for postpartum hemorrhage, and demonstrate the correct steps for Bakri balloon placement.
       

    #12 Osteopathy in Pregnancy - Advanced
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    More advanced content will be covered in this session.

    • Describe the use of manipulative medicine technique to treat pregnancy related neck, low back, and pelvic pain through a case based approach.
    • Demonstrate manipulative techniques to assist women with the discomforts of pregnancy in the antepartum, labor, and postpartum phases
    • Review documentation, and billing and coding for osteopathic manipulation treatment.
       

    #13 Complications in the First Trimester of Pregnancy 
    Repeat of Session #9 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Apply evidence-based criteria to determine fetal viability in the first trimester.
    • Compare the risks and benefits of expectant management vs. medical or surgical intervention.
    • Examine medical management of miscarriage using vaginal or buccal misoprostol.
    • Describe the use of manual vacuum aspiration for early pregnancy loss.
       

    #14 Repair of 3rd/4th Degree Perineal Lacerations
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    $160

    • Describe the anatomy of the perineum and pelvic floor.
    • Examine the long-term consequences pelvic floor trauma with regards to anal and urinary incontinence, sexual function, and pain.
    • Demonstrate an evidence-based anatomic repair of 3rd and 4th degree perineal lacerations
       

    Invited Faculty

    Lee T. Dresang, MDCourse Chair, Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, ALSO Medical Advisor and Advisory Group Chair, Madison, Wisconsin

    Sreevalli Atluru, MD – Assistant Professor(CHS), Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

    Melissa Beagle, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado

    Rebecca L. Benko, MD, FAAFP – Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Associate Program Director, Tacoma Family medicine Residency, Program Director Rural Obstetrics Fellowship, Tacoma, Washington

    Joseph Breuner, MD – Faculty Swedish Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine

    John Cullen, MD, FAAFP – Past President AAFP, Owner of Valdez Medical Clinic and Kayak Supply, LLC, Chief of Staff Providence Valdez Medical Center, Valdez, Alaska

    Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP – Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director School of Medicine Rural Track, Associate Dean for Rural Health

    Gretchen Heinrichs, MD, FACOG, DTMH – Associate Professor of OBGYN, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, CU Anschutz School of Medicine

    Molly Hoss, MD – Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Department of Family Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

    Dana Iglesias, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

    Sarah J. James, DO, FACOFP – Director of Osteopathic Education, University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Madison, Wisconsin

    Elizabeth Kvach, MD, MA – Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Medical Director, LGBTQ Health Services, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado

    Larry Leeman, MD, MPH – Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynecology University of New Mexico School of Medicine; Director of UNM Maternal and Child Health and the Milagro Perinatal Substance Use Programs, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Susanna R. Magee, MD, MPH – Chief of Obstetrics and Family Medicine, Landmark Medical Center, Director, Maternal Child Health Fellowship of Rhode Island, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

    Zita Francisca Magloire, MD – Physician Partner at Cairo Medical Care, LLC; Associate Clinical Faculty, Florida State University College of Medicine

    Amy Nacht, DNP, CNM, MPH, FACNM – Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of ObGyn, Division of Academic Specialists in ObGyn, Aurora, Colorado

    Joy Shen-Wagner, MD, FAAFP – Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville; Prisma Health Family Medicine Residency Program, Greenville, South Carolina

    Sharla Smith – Assistant Professor and Director of Birth Equity, Department of Population Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Jessica Taylor Goldstein, MD, FAAFP – Associate Professor, Clinical Service Director-Maternal & Child Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Jenny Y. Wang, MD – Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health, Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

     

    Hotel

    The following hotel is available for accommodations during the course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

    Hilton Denver City Center

    1701 California Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    Phone: (855) 686-8871
    Group Code: APB

    Rate: $209 Single/Double Occupancy
    + current tax rate

    Accommodation Cutoff: June 20, 2022

    Hilton Denver City Center


    Reservations Include:

    • Internet access in sleeping rooms
    • Access to the fitness center

    Posters

    Posters will be on display during the course, July 20-23, 2022. CME credit is not available.

    Submission for Approval
    Please email a copy of your poster for approval on or before Wednesday, June 1 to Karla Krause at kkrause@aafp.org. The posters will then be reviewed by the FCPC course chair and notification will be by email if accepted or denied.

    You must be registered for the FCPC course, in order to have your poster displayed during the course.

    Poster Guidelines.

    CME Credit Statement

    The AAFP has reviewed Family-Centered Pregnancy Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.5 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 7/20/2022 to 7/23/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
    View more credit agreements.

    Following this CME activity, participants will have the opportunity to earn an additional two Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® will be shared within the activity.

    NOTE: All attendees must meet the AAFP’s health and safety protocols.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.
     


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