CLIER 2017: Cuba Insights on Healthcare

October 23, 2017 to October 27, 2017
The goal of the CME program is to discuss health care issues that affect women and have global significance. It will improve knowledge of the health care system in Cuba in areas that have significance to the patient population in the United States. Topics include Infections Diseases Common in Cuba; Advising the Reproductive Age and Pregnant Traveler on Zika Infection Risk; Decreasing Infant Mortality; Vaccination Programs; and Medical Response to Natural Disasters.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the Cuban healthcare system.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Generate a differential diagnosis on a recent traveler to Caribbean exhibiting symptoms of fever;
  • Describe how to counsel a pregnant patient who has possible Zika exposure on testing and surveillance;
  • Discuss three strategies that are in place in the United States to prevent preterm delivery;
  • Discuss the impact of and difficulties with vaccination against HPV-related disease.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Catherine Harth
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Participation
Event starts: 
10/23/2017 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/27/2017 - 6:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

CLIER 2017: Cuba Insights on Healthcare Agenda

Meliá Cohiba Hotel
Avenida Paseo entre Calles y 3ra, Vedado, 1ra
La Habana, LHA
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  Catherine Harth, MD
  Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  University of Chicago Medicine
  Chicago, IL
  Karin Wollschlaeger, MD, FACOG, FRCPC
  Clinical Associate Professor, UC Denver
  St. Joseph Hospital
  Colorado, Denver

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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