The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia offers both web-based and in-person continuing medical education (CME) events for professionals interested in learning more about specific fetal conditions and surgical interventions. Our unique depth and breadth of experience may be helpful to you in guiding your patients.
Online Continuing Medical Education
We offer the following accredited online CME activities that incorporate current evidence-based diagnostic techniques to guide maternal-fetal medicine specialists and surgeons to perform optimal care and achieve better outcomes for patients with high-risk pregnancies.
Click on the links below to find course descriptions and links to register for each online CME module. All are eligible for CME credit for physicians, and some are eligible for continuing education (CE) credit for nurses. Online CME modules currently available include:
- Fetal Surgery Experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Management of Fetal Lung Lesions
- Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair: Tribulations and Trials
- The Ex Utero Intrapartum Therapy (EXIT) Procedure: Experience and Outcomes
- Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
- Current Management of Prenatally Diagnosed Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)
- Fetoscopic LASER Therapy for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
The American Board of Surgery (ABS) Part 2: CME and Self-Assessment
Each Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment featured Internet CME activity lecture provides Category 1 CME and self-assessment credit(s) toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.
In-person CME Programs
These programs and dinner lectures are ideal for professionals who wish to meet and interact with CME presenters in person. If you'd like to request a CME dinner in your area or be notified about new CME opportunities, contact us at 1-800-IN-UTERO (1-800-468-8376) or use our online form.
Save the Date for May 2015 Update in Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment is hosting a three-day multidisciplinary educational conference for maternal-fetal medicine specialists, obstetricians, pediatric surgeons, radiologists, neonatologists, sonographers, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, genetic counselors and mental health professionals.
When: May 14-16, 2015
Where: The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
In 2015 the Center celebrates its 20th anniversary, and this course continues the tradition of state-of-the-art education with an emphasis on outcomes for select birth defects. General session topics will span the spectrum of care from initial prenatal diagnosis and counseling, obstetrical management, and fetal surveillance and intervention, to delivery planning, neonatal care, and postnatal surgical options and approaches, with a focus on short- and long-term outcomes. A unique Patient Care workshop will cover special challenges in care coordination and support that patient coordinators and counselors face when they manage complex pregnancies and neonates with birth defects.
For more information or to request a conference brochure, contact the Continuing Medical Education Department at 215-590-5263.
Dinner Series: Optimizing Perinatal Care for Fetuses with Congenital Anomalies
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, in conjunction with our colleagues from the Neonatal Outreach Program, the Fetal Heart Program at the Cardiac Center and the Division of Urology, are pleased to offer a collaborative series of dinner lectures focused on the perinatal care of fetuses with congenital anomalies. More information »