Update on Cervical Length Screening, Preterm Birth Prediction and Prevention

Learning Objective(s)
After watching this activity, you should be able to:

  • Describe the 9 criteria of the Cervical Length Education and Review (CLEAR) program;
  • Summarize the timing and role of CL screening and National Society recommendations; and
  • Correlate patient cervical length with clinical management options and decisions. 

Faculty: Andrei Rebarber, MD, FACOG (speaker); Lorraine Toner, MD, MS (speaker); Helen Feltovitch, MD (panelist)

Available Credit: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™/1 ARRT Category A credit(s). Upon completion of the learning activity, you will have 1 attempt to successfully pass the post-test with a score of at least 80% and claim your certificate.

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As of August 1, 2020, you will have 1 attempt to successfully pass the post-test with a score of at least 80% and claim your certificate.

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Release Date: 05/17/2023
Expiration Date: 05/16/2026

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

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ARRT Category A Credit 

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Additional Credit Information

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

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In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all individuals in control of content must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 24 months. The AIUM implements a mechanism to identify and mitigate all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosures for this Activity

  • Ashley McDermott, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Andrei Rebarber, MD, FACOG, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Lorraine Toner, MD, MS, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Helen Feltovitch, MD, no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andrei Rebarber, MD, FACOG

Dr Rebarber is a founder and President of MFM Associates, PLLC, and Carnegie Imaging for Women, PLLC. He is a board-certified OB/GYN and MFM. Dr Rebarber is a Clinical Professor at the Ichan School of Medicine in the Dept of Ob/GYN at Mount Sinai Hospital and co-Dir of the Div of MFM at Englewood Hospital. He completed his MFM fellowship training at Yale University and was a member of the NYU School of Medicine faculty where he served in numerous leadership positions. He is an oral examiner for the ABOG (generalist examination). Dr Rebarber is a medical advisory board for Saving Mothers, an organization dedicated to providing care in resource-limited areas throughout the globe.
Dr Rebarber’s academic record includes 4 book chapters, >140 peer-review publications, and hundreds of abstracts presented at national medical society meetings. He is a regular speaker at national conferences (eg SMFM, AIUM, and ACOG).

Lorraine Toner, MD, MS

Lorraine E.Toner, MD, MS is the Director of Labor and Delivery and Patient Safety, as well as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Attending at NYCHHC Lincoln Hospital and Harlem Hospitals. She received BS and MS degrees in Biochemistry from Plattsburgh State University and New York University, respectfully, and received her MD from St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Toner completed her post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Danbury Hospital in CT, followed by two fellowships; OBGYN Simulation at New York University and Maternal Fetal Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Toner's interests include patient safety and quality improvement, and she is a former fellow member of the SMFM Patient Safety Committee as well as the current Secretary for the OB Ultrasound Community for the American Institute for Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM). Her passion for education, simulation, and patient safety drives Dr. Toner's career goals for health equity and excellent obstetric outcomes for all patients.