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Global Education Group

Pacific Coast Reproductive Society

 This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society.


CME Information

CME Information

Instructions to Receive Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must attend the conference and complete a program evaluation. Certificates of credit will be emailed to learners 3-4 weeks after the conclusion of the conference.

  • At the conclusion of the meeting, all eligible attendees will receive an email to complete the program evaluation.
  • PCRS provides the post-test to attendees three weeks after the conclusion of the event to evaluate the retention of the knowledge gained by attending the sessions. Attendees must complete the post-test to earn CME.

Target Audience

Practicing physicians, physicians in training, and scientists in training in the field of reproductive medicine representing:

  • Andrology/Male Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Physician team members and allied health professionals representing:

  • Complementary Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Reproductive Biologists/Laboratory Specialists
  • Outside Agencies
    • Third-Party Agencies
    • Genetic Laboratories

Statement of Need/Program Overview

The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society annual meeting is designed to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) to physicians and allied healthcare professionals. The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society’s (PCRS) global commitment to exceptional patient care is embodied in the continuing medical education of physicians, their teams, and allied professionals. Promoting the highest standards of clinical practice, patient safety, and improved patient outcomes, related to the treatment of infertility, is consistent with the principles and goals of PCRS.

The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society’s CME program is based on the integration of clinical practice, scientific research, and education in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Consistent with these values, the following goals of PCRS/CME are intended to:

  1. Cultivate an atmosphere for thinking differently, unconventionally, or from new perspectives
  2. Offer thought-provoking programming enabling physicians, their teams, and allied health care professionals to provide superior medical care for patients
  3. Update or reinforce knowledge of current concepts, techniques, or practices
  4. Promote innovation in clinical practice and research
  5. Foster the integration of advances in relevant scientific and clinical research ensuring clinicians access to timely and relevant information
  6. Enable clinicians to recognize, practice, discuss, and apply new concepts, technologies, or practices, as they relate to the management of infertility in their specific area of clinical practice or research
  7. Further the identification and recognition of ethical, psychological, and cultural patient concerns
  8. Provide a forum for clinicians, academicians, and other professionals in allied fields to create or renew collegial and collaborative relationships that enhance their effectiveness, promote high standards of clinical practice, patient safety, and improved patient outcomes
  9. Facilitate a career-long continuum of medical education.
  10. PCRS accomplishes these goals through its Annual Meeting, which includes multiple disciplines (in reproductive medicine) in an educational program attracting regional, national, and international participants.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

1. Recognize strategies and pathways for job searches post fellowship.
2. Apply knowledge of disparities, specifically race, in reproductive health to clinical practice, with the goal of improving access to fertility care.
3. Understand the current data and clinical risk-benefit of mosaic embryo transfers.
4. Discover lab influences on outcomes.
5. Understand the impact of air quality on laboratory success.
6. Discuss male factor issues and treatments in IVF.
7. Integrate knowledge about embryo selection in the genomic era.
8. Weigh the pros and cons to having an off-site lab director.
9. Assess recurrent implantation failure.
10. Understand new ideas in non-invasive diagnosis of endometriosis
11. Discuss endocrine disruptors and their impact on the IVF cycle.
12. Classify new SART details relative to male infertility.
13. Discuss the legal updates with Roe v Wade.
14. Recognize the current state of NIPGT
15. Offer options for transgender patients.

Faculty

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Program Agenda

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Faculty List

Physician Accreditation Statement

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 Global Education Group (Global) and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

  • Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

  • Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • This educational activity for 16.25 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Global Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or [email protected].

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

In order to receive credit, participants must complete a post-test for each CME activity attended and the overall final evaluation. Participants must also score at least a 70% on the post-test. Certificates will be emailed to the email address provided during registration.

*NSGC members must include their User ID to receive credit and complete the requirements by May 15, 2024. Please utilize these instructions to help find or create a free or paid NSGC User ID.

**ABB members that reside in Florida must include their state license number and complete the requirements by April 15, 2024 to receive credit. 

 

System Requirement

PC
1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended) Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome

For HTML Client– Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above) 

MAC
1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
MAC OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google ChromeFor HTML Client – Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), and Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above)

 

 

Fee Information & Refund/Cancellation Policy

There is a fee for this educational activity.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

The faculty have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
TBD TBD
TBD TBD
TBD TBD

 

The planners and managers have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

The planners and managers at Global Education Group have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners and managers at Pacific Coast Reproductive Society have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact the PCRS office directly at (206) 209-5299 or [email protected] with any questions.