UPMC Pinnacle 14th Annual Frederick Curcio Memorial OB/GYN Fall Lecture Series
This conference is designed for the continuing education of obstetricians, gynecologists, family practice physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other ob-gyn health care professionals.
• Understand the pathway for development of new endoscopic instrumentation
• Understand the complexity of endoscopic operating room
• Become familiar with upcoming computer–controlled devices
• Choose the correct endoscopic instrumentation in the OR
• Decide when medication is needed for improving glucose control in patients with gestational diabetes
• Counsel patients with gestational diabetes; regarding options for treating hyperglycemia not normalized by lifestyle interventions
• Develop a plan for fetal evaluation and timing of delivery for patients with gestational diabetes
• Understand the relationship of the vascular system changes with preeclampsia
• Understand the long-term impact on maternal health
• Understand the evaluation of the gravida mother with severe preeclampsia with severe features, HELLP syndrome, and eclampsia in regard to the cardiovascular system
• Considerations for ongoing long-term plans in follow up for these women
• Outline current breast cancer screening guidelines and identify risks, benefits and controversies associated with screening
• Define Benign and high-risk breast disease with an emphasis on diagnosis and management
Kenneth J. Oken, MD
Chair, OB/GYN, UPMC Pinnacle
Vadim Morozov, MD
Gynecologic Surgeon, National Ctr. for Advanced Pelvic
Surgery, Med Star Washington Hospital Center
Donald Coustan, MD
Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Brown Medical School
Terry Tressler, DO
Program Director, MFM Fellowship UPMC Pinnacle
Section Chief, MFM Medical Staff
Abby Geletzke, MD
Breast Surgical Oncologist, UPMC Pinnacle,
Breast Health Associates
David Naster, Author and Comedian
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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 health care team.
Physicians: The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Nurses: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5 contact hours.
Other healthcare professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 5.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.00 Attendance