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Pregnancy In The Woman With Congenital Heart Disease
Maternal mortality rates are increasing in the United States, driven in part by women with congenital heart disease (CHD) becoming pregnant. These patients require exceptional care, but can still have a good outcome if managed carefully. This course covers the impact of maternal cardiac disease on maternal mortality and 6 key principles for managing pregnant women with CHD.
In this course, you will learn:
Understand the impact of maternal cardiac disease on maternal mortality
Learn normal physiologic cardiac changes of pregnancy
Be able to identify key principles in managing pregnant women with congenital heart disease