On-line Education Teaches Physicians on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality. On this CME webcast, we are going to be examining the reasons for the rise in maternal mortality in the United States and what we can do to reduce it. Let me welcome today’s guest. Dr. Cynthia Shellhaas is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State and has also served as the medical director of the Bureau of Child and Family Health Services at the Ohio Department of Health.
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS epidemiology and trends in maternal mortality in the United States; and DESCRIBE causes of mortality and risk factors.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- The rising U.S. maternal mortality rates
- Causes of maternal mortality
- Preparing for and treating maternal hemorrhage
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