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
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.
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.