Shivani Patel, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Nurse practitioners (NPs), Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs), and other advanced practice clinicians who care for women.
- CE Approval Period: Now through December 2019
- Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 1.25 hours
- CE Approval Hours: 1.25 Contact Hours of CE Credit including 0.5 hours of pharmacology credit
At the conclusion of this activity, clinicians should be better able to:
- Understand basic platelet physiology.
- Recognize the normal physiologic changes of pregnancy, in particular those related to platelets.
- Discuss etiologies of thrombocytopenia, both pregnancy-related and non-pregnancy related.
- Review treatment options for thrombocytopenia in pregnancy.
Successful Completion of the Activity:
Successful completion of this online activity, 18-04-10, requires the participant to:
During the approval period (now through December 2019);
- Read the educational objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers on the front page;
- Study the material in the learning activity by watching the session;
- Complete the post test with a score of 70% or higher;
- Complete the session evaluation;
- After successful completion you may print your CE certificate. Your certificate will be stored for you on the NPWH E-Learning site under My Transcripts
In this session, the speaker will discuss the pathophysiology of pregnancy and normal changes related to platelets. Etiologies of thrombocytopenia, both pregnancy-related and non-pregnancy related, will be reviewed. And finally treatment options will be discussed.
This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), and has been approved for 1.25 contact hour(s) of CE credit including 0.5 contact hours of pharmacology credit. Each participant should claim only those contact hours that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Activity Number: 18-04-10
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Shivani Patel, MD has nothing to disclose.
Disclosure of unlabeled use:
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No commercial support was provided for this activity.
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