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CME Release Date: July 1, 2016
Valid for credit through: June 30, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete: 45 minutes
This activity is intended for physicians and healthcare professionals who provide healthcare for women.
Goals and Objectives
The goal of this activity is to assist the healthcare professional to develop patient specific management schemes to reduce the risks from these disorders by early interventions. This session will identify newborn risk factors for the development of adult onset disease and describe the physiologic basis for these disorders.
Upon completion, the learner should be better prepared to:
- Describe the concept of fetal origins of adult disease;
- Identify new born risk factors for the development of diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension in adults;
- Discuss the role of epigenetics in shaping the outcome of pregnancy.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Southern Medical Association requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.
Southern Medical Association encourages Speakers/Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Joseph Canterino, MD, FACOG
Dr. Canterino is an Associate Professor, UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, in New Brunswick, NJ; and Director, Perinatal Institute, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ.
Dr. Canterino has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Dr. Canterino does not intend to discuss off-label or investigational uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.
Mark G. Martens, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Mandy Stone, CME Program Manager, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Kathleen McLendon, CHCP, CME Program Manager, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsorship provided in part by: SMA Services, Inc.
Instructions for Participation and Credit
This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 80% on the post-test.
Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit:
- Read the target audience, learning objectives, accreditation information, and author disclosures.
- Study the educational content and references, online or printed out.
- Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated.
- Complete the Activity Evaluation and Attestation.
Upon completion of the evaluation and attestation, your certificate will be processed and emailed within 2 weeks. Credits will be archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can contact Southern Medical Association for a duplicate copy of your credit.
Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Southern Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board. All healthcare professionals who are not MDs or DOs will receive a certificate of participation.
To access activities, users will need:
- A computer with an Internet connection.
- Internet Explorer 8.x or higher, the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or any other browser.
- Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser may be required for video or audio playback.
- Occasionally other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Southern Medical Association is the accredited provider of this CME activity. For questions about this activity or to become a member of the SMA, contact us at: 800.423.4992, ext. 620; Fax: 205.945.1830; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mailing Address: 35 W. Lakeshore Drive, Suite 201, Birmingham, Alabama 30509; website: http://sma.org.