THE NATIONAL PRECONCEPTION CURRICULUM AND RESOURCES GUIDE FOR CLINICIANS

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NEW PRECONCEPTION CARE CLINICAL TOOLKIT

Continuing Education Modules

Keeping on top of current recommendations and preconception health strategies can be a challenge for busy clinicians. The educational modules on this website are short, engaging and filled with practical information to make continued learning quick and easy. It is our hope that visitors to this website will complete them, irrespective of their need or desire for CMEs, and that they will return often to see if new modules have been made available.

The modules can be used for CME credit by physicians, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants. Scroll down for more information about receiving credit, computer requirements, and technical support. In some states, CME credit may be useful for the continuing education requirements of other professional groups, as well. Check with your state licensure board if you have questions.

Important: When you open a module, you will have two choices: open or save. If you choose to open the power point presentation, just click on the arrows to view the next slide. If you choose to save any of the modules, you will need to view the power point presentation in Slide Show and use the arrows to advance the next slides. The modules are available below.


Preconception Care: What It Is and What It Isn't

Module 1: Preconception Care: What It Is and What It Isn’t (Download Power Point Presentation)

Every Woman, Every Time: Integrating Health Promotion into Primary Care

Module 2: Every Woman, Every Time: Integrating Health Promotion Into Primary Care (Download Power Point Presentation)

Maximizing Prevention: Targeted Care for Those with High Risk Conditions

Module 3: Maximizing Prevention: Targeted Care for Those with High Risk Conditions (Download Power Point Presentation)

Interconception Care for Women with Previous Poor Outcomes -- Coming Soon

Module 4: In Between Time: Interconceptional Care for Women with Previous Poor Outcomes (Coming Soon)

Babies to Adolescents: Incorporating Preconception Health Promotion into the Pediatric Visit

Module 5: Babies to Adolescents: Incorporating Preconception Health Promotion into the Pediatric Visit (To Be Developed in the Future). A recent article discusses the rationale for the link of preconception health and pediatrics:  Cheng TL, Kotelchuck M, Guyer B. Preconception women’s health and pediatrics:  An opportunity to address infant mortality and family health. Academic Pediatrics 2012;12:357-359.  (If you have access to pubmed use this link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22658953.  )

We are looking for an author for this module. Interested? Let us know!


The CME exams can be accessed here.

If you would like nursing contact hours, please consider this resource: Preconception Health Promotion: The Foundation for a Healthier Tomorrow (2013) Merry-K. Moos, MPH, BSN, FNP, 3.0 contact hours for RNs. Click here to access this nursing module, produced by the March of Dimes. The module content is open access. If you wish to earn CNE credits, the cost is $15.00.


Additional Continuing Education Opportunities

Healthy Start Interconception Care (ICC) Learning Community Webinar: Reproductive Life Plans (Lecture by Merry-K Moos)

Genetics & Your Practice

Assessing and Addressing STI Risk


INTERNET CME REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements

A personal computer which runs Microsoft Windows® 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista is sufficient to handle the demands of the CME software. Microsoft Powerpoint® 2000 or later should be installed as well. If you don’t have Microsoft Powerpoint, you can download a free Powerpoint viewer. Go to http://microsoft.com and search for “powerpoint viewer”.

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, or the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

To Obtain Credit You Must:

  • Read the educational activity.
  • Complete the post-test.
  • Answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
  • Complete the activity evaluation.
  • If you do not pass the post-test, you may delete the results and take the post-test again.

Certificates will be emailed to the student for downloading and printing.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

The UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) both recognize the right of privacy and confidentiality of each participating healthcare provider for which they hold personal information about CME participants. Both institutions uphold the strictest interpretation of all laws regulating the unauthorized disclosure of any and all personal information maintained by them, except as regulated by Federal, New York, and North Carolina law.

Copyright

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health jointly own or have permission to use the materials that are part of this CME activity on the Internet.

Contact Information

Please call CCME at 718-920-6674, if you have any questions.

Technical Support

Please contact the UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health at: cmih@med.unc.edu.

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