Obstetric Practices: Development of Pelvic Floor Disorders

Thursday, December 7, 2017
7:30am to 8:30am
Seton Medical Center Austin | McFadden Auditorium | 1201 West 38th St

The Department of Women’s Health presents "The Impact of Obstetric Practices on Development of Pelvic Floor Disorders" by Mary Rieger, MD, as their next lecture in the Women’s Health Community Education Series.

Mary Rieger is a Dell Medical School Obstetrician & Gynecologist Fourth Year Resident and is mentored by Vivian Aguilar, MD.

Breakfast will be served.

Objectives
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the mechanisms leading to pelvic floor damage during labor and vaginal delivery.
  • Interpret current knowledge of outcomes for pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.
  • Describe prevention strategies for OASIS and pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.
  • Provide accurate prenatal counseling to patients regarding pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.

Target Audience
Primary:  Specialists in General Obstetrics and/or Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Secondary:  Other interprofessional and multidisciplinary health care providers

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
ACGME: Patient Care/Procedural Skills; Medical Knowledge; Systems-based Practice; Professionalism; Interpersonal and Communication Skills
IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care; Employ Evidence-based Practice; Apply Quality Improvement; Work in Interdisciplinary Teams; Utilize Informatics

For more information, please contact Nicole Groote, CME Coordinator @ 512-324-7000, extension 88323.

Dr. Rieger has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Dell Medical School Community Grand Rounds planning committee of the Department of Women’s Health consists of Vivian Aguilar, MD; Radek Bukowski, MD; Nicole Groote; Elizabeth Polinard,PhD, RN; Bri Tristan, MD; Emily Vinas, EdD; Yvette Williams-Brown, MD, MMS; and Amy Young, MD.  The planning committee has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.