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Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound Attendees Only!
RNs are eligible for 21 CEUs for NIFLA’s In-Person and Online Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound (Please see details regarding our provider status from the CMDA below). There is no additional fee associated with these credits. Each nurse that completes NIFLA’s course will be forwarded information from the CMDA to obtain their credits.
RDMS are eligible for 16 CMEs for NIFLA’s In-Person and Online Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound. NIFLA is approved to offer these credits through the SDMS.
Advanced Clinical Providers (MDs, NPs, PAs, and CNMs) are eligible to obtain 21 CMEs for NIFLA’s In-Person and Online Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound (Please see details regarding our provider status from the CMDA below). These credits are required for those who desire to learn how to interpret limited OB ultrasound images (as per AIUM Guidelines). There is additional fee associated with these credits. Each advanced Clinical Provider that completes NIFLA’s course will be forwarded information from the CMDA to obtain their credits.
Those who purchase CMEs will be required to view the additional “Placenta and Cervix Lecture” found on NIFLA’s online course platform.
To obtain these additional CMEs:
- Click on the blue “Purchase CMDA CMEs” box below to pay for your CMEs.
- After you have made your advance payment, you will receive a welcome letter that will provide instructions on how to obtain your CMEs after you have gone through your training.
- Complete the In-Person or Online Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound Course and view the additional “Placenta and Cervix” lecture.
- Refer to the welcome letter to get the link to access your exit survey as well as the certificate for your CMEs from the CMDA.
IMPORTANT: If you desire these additional CMEs, you will need to pay for and apply BEFORE the start of your selected course.
Purchase CMDA CMEs
Information From the CMDA
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) and the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA). Christian Medical & Dental Associations is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Christian Medical & Dental Associations designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by an organization accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive up to 21 credits for completing this activity.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines. Nurse practitioners may receive up to 21 credits for completing this activity.
This educational activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). 21 contact hours approved.
American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AMCB for further guidelines. Midwives may receive up to 21 credits for completing this activity.
- Describe the legal and ethical basis of performing limited obstetric ultrasound in the Pregnancy Medical Clinic (PMC) setting.
- Identify the indications for limited obstetric ultrasound examinations according to nationally recognized guidelines of the AIUM, ACOG and AWHONN. -Describe how to locate the placenta and identify previa.
- Indicate the policies, procedures, and protocols necessary to provide safe and excellent patient care.
- Evaluate the patient’s response to ultrasound findings and implement appropriate intervention based upon that response.
- Discuss appropriate assessment, communication and education regarding the ultrasound procedure, its purpose, limitations, and findings.
- Describe the basic principles of ultrasound physics in creating an image, and how to assure safe practices.
- Identify landmarks required to document an intrauterine pregnancy, estimate the gestational age and confirm a heartbeat.
- List important medical needs of the PMC patient.
- Critique ultrasound images to determine adequate documentation of intrauterine pregnancy, estimated gestational age and cardiac activity.
- Participate in cross sectional lab exercises, and practice scanning, utilizing specific knobology.
Online Course Information (PDF) In-Person Course Information (PDF)
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