An Osteopathic Approach to the Forgotten 4th Trimester

Symposium Overview

This year’s activity will showcase the advances made in women’s health care in both Tarrant and Dallas counties.

The Ralph J. Anderson, MD Women’s Health Symposium was created to honor Dr. Anderson.  Dr. Anderson dedicated a large portion of his career to the education of health care professionals in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.  For more than 20 years Dr. Anderson developed, moderated and oversaw a yearly large educational symposium to ensure that practicing health care professionals continued their education to improve patient care and patient outcomes.

This education series consists of 6 separate modules that you can watch at your own pace.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, nurses and social workers caring for women will all find something of practical value at this year's Women’s Health Symposium.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss maternal physiologic changes of the 4th trimester and identify opportunities for support with osteopathic philosophy/OMT; 
  • Outline the requirements for a successful breastfeeding relationship; and  
  • Identify & describe common pathology of the 4th trimester and create an individualized treatment plan to support mom/baby. 

 

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 AOA Category 1-B
  • 0.75 ASWB Credit
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 0.75 continuing education credits.
  • 0.75 Certified Public Health (CPH)
  • 0.75 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 0.75 HSC Participation
Course opens: 
05/01/2024
Course expires: 
10/31/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Disclosures
In accordance with the appropriate accrediting bodies, all planners, teachers, and authors with control over activity content are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships (those held by the person, currently or within the last 24 months) with ineligible interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Division of Academic Innovation's office planning team nor the subject matter experts have anything to disclose.


 

 

Speaker(s)

Meaghan Nelsen, DO, MS, FACOOG, IBCLC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Accreditation Statements

 

Jointly Accredited Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. 

 

American Osteopathic Association

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians. 

National Board of Public Health Examiners

This activity is approved for .75 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

Texas Administrative Code

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity meets the requirements for continuing education for Texas-licensed Professional Counselors and Texas-licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. 

Designation Statements

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this program for a maximum of .75 contact hour of AOA Category 1B CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the activity. 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses

This activity provides up to .75 contact hours. 

Certified Public Health Professionals

This activity provides .75 contact hours.

Social Workers

Social Workers completing this course receive .75 contact hour of continuing education credits. 

Licensed Professional Counselors

This activity provides .75 contact hours.

Certificate of Attendance

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for .75 hours of participation.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 AOA Category 1-B
  • 0.75 ASWB Credit
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 0.75 continuing education credits.
  • 0.75 Certified Public Health (CPH)
  • 0.75 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 0.75 HSC Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Accessibility Statement

If you require special assistance to participate in this activity, please call (817) 735-2539 or email: register@unthsc.edu. An Equal Opportunity University.