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Continuing Education for Health Professionals
Founders - The Cesarean Epidemic: Etiologies, Outcomes and Potential Solutions

Friday, October 10, 2014

8:30AM - 11:00AM

Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3

Program Faculty

Aaron B. Caughey, MD, PhD

Dr. Caughey is board certifice in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and serves as the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as the Associate Dean for Women's Health Research and Policy at Oregon Health and Science University.


8:15 AM - 8:30 AM       Welcome and Introductions

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM       Etiologies of cesarean delivery and associated morbidity & mortality

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM     Outcomes and potential solutions related to the cesarean epidemic

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM    Summation and Evaluation


Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

1. Recognize the significance between cesarean delivery rates and associated maternal morbidity & mortality.

2. Evaluate the benefits and risks of a cesarean as the best mode of delivery for specific clinical presentations.

3. Summarize current ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) guidelines and recommendations related to the safe prevention of primary cesarean deliveries.


   Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Womans Hospital Baton Rouge designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.





No Cost

Participant Limit 75

Contact Info Laura

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Special Instructions
  Special Needs: If you require special assistance due to a disability recognized by the ADA, please call Educational Services at 225-231-5475 for assistance.