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Part 1: Obstetrical Neurology 2016

In this presentation, Drs. Robert Kaniecki and Grace Lim each present on topics that include headaches in pregnancy and the puerperium as well as the impact of labor pain on postpartum depression.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve management of Idiopathic increased intracranial pressure in the pregnant population.
  • Improve management of Migraine Headache in pregnancy.
  • Improve management of restless leg syndrome in pregnancy.
  • Improve management of restless leg syndrome in the post-partum period.

Reading Resources:

  1. Robbins MS, Farmakidis C, Dayal AK, Lipton RB. Acute headache diagnosis in pregnant women: a hospital-based study. Neurology. 2015 Sep 22;85(12):1024-30
  2. Markey K, Mollan S, Jensen R, Sinclair A. Understanding idiopathic intracranial hypertension: mechanisms, management, and future directions. Lancet Neurol 2016;78-9
  3. Lee KA, et al J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2001 May;10(4):335-41 Manconi et al - Neurology. 2004 Sep 28;63(6):1065-9 Winkelmann J, et al- Sleep. 2000 Aug 1;23(5):597-602, are older
  4. Lee KA, et al J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2001 May;10(4):335-41 Manconi et al - Neurology. 2004 Sep 28;63(6):1065-9 Winkelmann J, et al- Sleep. 2000 Aug 1;23(5):597-602, are older

Disclosures:

Dr. Lim has reported no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services

Dr. Kaniecki has financial interests with the following proprietary entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Consultant: Teva Pharmaceuticals

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 8/28/2017 | Last Modified On: 8/28/2017 | Expires: 8/28/2018

Presenters

Robert Kaniecki, MD

Robert Kaniecki, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology
Chief, Headache Division
Phone: (412) 647-9494
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Grace Lim, MD, MS

Grace Lim, MD, MS Assistant Professor
Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Magee-Womens Research Institute BIRCWH Scholar
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