55th Annual Clinical Meeting of the Southwestern Gynecologic Assembly (JS2112C)
As we enter into a new decade, let us focus on the way our world is changing around us and how it will impact the field of gynecology and obstetrics. This meeting will provide the practicing obstetrician gynecologist with new insights into the management of selected topics within our profession. We will look at our aging population, and how our management of both pregnancy as well as menopause will change in the following decade. Advancements in the surgical treatment
of endometriosis and other benign gynecological conditions will be discussed. Optimized management of morbidly adherent placentation will also be reviewed. Advancements in fetal surgery as well as simulation in obstetrics training will be investigated. Emerging trends in the management of female sexual dysfunction and vulvar disorders will be reviewed. We will also focus on the future of OB/GYN private practices and hospitalist medicine.
Physicians and healthcare providers specializing in women’s health care.
- Describe the potential stressors during pregnancy and molecular mechanisms that can contribute to placental dysfunction and list the postnatal diseases that can result from described placental insults
- To list different techniques and tools that can be used to troubleshoot difficult scenarios during benign gynecologic robotic surgery.
- Identify the potential benefits and challenges to incorporating an OB/GYN hospitalist model within a healthcare system.
- Consider and discuss the ethical implications of new medical technologies as they pertain to the field of obstetrics & gynecology.
- Identify and discuss the new risk-based management consensus guidelines for abnormal cervical screening results.
- Review the impact of pelvic floor disorders on sexual health, describe how we measure sexual health in women with pelvic floor disorders and review how treatment of pelvic floor disorders impacts sexual health.
- Describe how a multidisciplinary approach may help improve outcomes in placenta accreta spectrum.
- Identify the different nuances between the various vulvar dermatoses and how each should be evaluated and managed.
- Discuss diagnosis and the different modes of surgical management of uterine isthmoceles,
- Discuss current advancements in fetal surgery and list the types of anomalies that are candidates for fetal surgery
- Describe the sequelae that have been described with COVID-19 in pregnancy and discuss the implications of COVID-19 as it pertains to the fetus.
- List the most common types of simulation used in obstetrics and discuss how simulation can help improve team-based care.
- Identify and discuss the different types of analgesia available for patients in labor
WIlliam Rayburn, William Rayburn, MD, MBA is an emeritus distinguished professor, chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and associate dean at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Southwestern Gynecologic Assembly. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentations, “From Freud to Fentanyl: The Opioid Epidemic as a Symptom of Our Faltering Health Care System” and “Maternal Mortality: Chasing Zero” for 1 hour each in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
- 13.00 AMA
- 13.00 Attendance
- 2.00 Ethics