Meetings & Education
Human Teratogens Virtual Course
10:00 AM–3:30 PM Eastern (US) Daily
Sarah G. Običan, MD
University of South Florida
Nevena Krstić, MS, CGC
University of South Florida
The Human Teratogens Course, directed by Sarah G. Običan, MD, provides balanced and comprehensive information on the current knowledge and controversies in the field of teratology and counseling for pregnancy exposures. The faculty, teratology and toxicology experts, present lectures that cover basic principles of teratology, embryology, and epidemiology as well as detailed information regarding maternal conditions and environmental exposures which may pose teratogenic effect in pregnancy and lactation. The course provides up-to-date information on common exposures and hot topics, such as COVID-19 and vaccines, which providers are likely to encounter in their practice. The target audience for this course includes obstetricians, maternal fetal medicine specialists, teratogen information specialists, genetic counselors, pharmacists, and allied health professionals. Normally taking place every two years in Tampa, Florida, this year the international course will take place in a live virtual setting.
Family Medicine, Genetic Counseling, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Determine magnitude of risk to pregnancy associated with maternal medication exposures during pregnancy or preconception.
- Determine magnitude of risk to embryo or fetus associated with maternal illicit drug use during pregnancy or preconception.
- Determine magnitude of risk to embryo or fetus associated with maternal infections during pregnancy.
- Determine magnitude of risk associated with paternal exposures.
- Assess risks to infant associated with exposures during lactation.
AGENDAAll times listed are Eastern (US)
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Thursday, November 4, 2021
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of USF Health and Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
USF Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Genetic Counselor CEUs
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized USF Health to offer up to 1.4 CEUs or 14 Category 1 contact hours for the activity Human Teratogens Course. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.
RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Prior to the activity, USF Health will disclose and mitigate all relevant financial relationships that relate to the content of the activity.
Online registration is now open! Please email BDRP@birthdefectsresearch.org or call 703.438.3104 with any questions or concerns regarding registration.