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CME Overview: Fluid in Too Many Spaces and Places: Hydrops
Author(s): Deborah Levine, MD
Accreditation: IAME
CME Overview

Course Title: Fluid in Too Many Spaces and Places: Hydrops 
Time required to complete the activity: 45 minutes
Credits awarded: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Cost: $22.50 
Date of Release and Review: 11/14/2015, 07/31/2018
Expiration Date: 11/14/2021
Author(s): Deborah Levine, MD

On completion of this learning activity, the participant should be able to:
Discuss the differential diagnosis of the etiology of hydrops.
Discuss the use of MCA Doppler in the assessment of fetal anemia.

This is an ONLINE CME activity consisting of a streaming video lecture. CME for this activity is awarded by the Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME).

CME Provider Statement
The IAME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The IAME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Sonography Canada and many other credentialing organizations (but not ARRT).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Principal Faculty and Their Credentials
Deborah Levine, MD

Target Audience
Physicians who perform and/or interpret diagnostic ultrasound procedures. Sonographers and allied health personnel who perform such procedures will also benefit from this learning activity

System requirements
In order to complete this program you must have a computer with a recent browser version. You must also have the capability to display and print PDF files in order to view and print out your certificate.

Instructions for Participation and Credit
To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must view the entire video program and then complete an evaluation of the learning activity. On completion of the learning activity, evaluation form and payment of any required per-credit fees, you may claim CME credit for this activity. To receive CME credit you must complete this activity and receive your certificate before the CME Expiration Date given above. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit will be awarded by the Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME). Your registration information will be provided to IAME when the certificate is issued. To view the IAME privacy policy visit

On SonoWorld
1. Read this CME Overview page that states the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures. 
2. Study the educational content online by viewing the streaming video lecture.
3. At the end of the lecture, confirm that you have completed viewing the video by clicking the "get certificate" button
4. Complete an evaluation of the learning activity.
5. Complete an educational needs assessment form (only required once per year).
6. Check out, paying any required fees. 
7. Receive your Certificate.

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, all individuals in control of the content of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial service(s) discussed in this program.

Dr. Levine discloses no relevant financial interests with commercial interests.

No one at IAME or MedimageWorld, LLC/SonoWorld who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.

Access and Copyright
You may access the video lecture of this activity in non-CME mode at no charge and as many times as you wish. There is only a charge if you wish to obtain CME credits. This CME activity is copyright by MedimageWorld, LLC and may not be reproduced or distributed in any form or through any venue without the express written authorization of MedimageWorld, LLC.

Payment is required only when you are awarded the CME credits. Payment may be made by credit card (Visa, MC) when you check out and obtain your certificate. This activity is eligible for payment with SonoBucks. If you have SonoBucks available in your account, they will be used first and any remaining balance will then be payable via credit card. This eligibility may be discontinued in the future. If you have SonoBucks available you should check out promptly on completion of the activity in order to assure that your available SonoBucks are used for payment.
Note that you MUST obtain your certificate(s) before the CME Credit expiration date of this activity. After the expiration date we cannot award you a certificate even if you have viewed the video in CME mode but have not checked out and received your certificate. Participants are responsible for downloading and archiving their certificates as they are awarded. While certificates are stored in the participant SonoWorld user account there is no guarantee that the certificates will be available indefinitely into the future.

Evaluation Form
Completion of an online evaluation form is a requirement of this activity. The form will be presented to the participant upon completion of viewing of the video.

Uploading Certificate to ARDMS
AMA PRA Category 1 CME certificates earned on SonoWorld are NOT currently sent directly to the ARDMS. You are responsible for downloading and storing your certificate for future use if you are audited. You may also manually upload this certificate to the ARDMS tracker system via the ARDMS web site. If you do so, select AMA as the entry for the Sponsor field.  

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