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The Omnia CME Journal a Self-study Activity

September 2008 · Vol. 08, No. 08(Suppl)
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Gary A. Richwald, MD, MPH
Clinical Virologist
Consultant, Viral Diseases
American Social Health Association (ASHA)
Los Angeles, California

Andrea J. Singer, MD
Associate Professor
Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, District of Columbia

Kaylen M. Silverberg, MD
Medical Director, Texas Fertility Center
Medical Director, Austin IVF, LLP
Austin, Texas
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

Release Date: September 1, 2008
Expiration Date: August 31, 2009
These articles are no longer eligible for credit.

Target Audience
This course is designed to meet the continuing medical education needs of the practicing obstetrician and gynecologist, primary care physician, clinical nurse practitioner, and physician assistant.

Credit Designation
Omnia Education, Inc., designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit information is listed on the first page of each article.

Instructions for Credit
Read the article(s) and complete the self-assessment quiz and activity evaluation on page S25. CME credit is designated per article, so self-assessments can be submitted for one, two, or all three articles.
Fax or mail the completed form according to the form instructions.


Omnia Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use 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 or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of OBG Management, Quadrant HealthCom Inc., Omnia Education, Genzyme Biosurgery, or GlaxoSmithKline. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
To provide the highest quality of CME programming in compliance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Omnia Education requires that all faculty and planning committee members disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that produces health care goods or services. Omnia Education assesses conflict of interest with its faculty, planners, authors, and reviewers of CME activities. Identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly reviewed and resolved by independent reviewers for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in the activity, and patient care recommendations. Omnia Education is committed to providing its learners with high-quality, unbiased, and state-of-the-art education. Faculty have reported real or apparent conflicts of interest that have been resolved.

Gary A. Richwald, MD, MPH, has disclosed affiliation with GlaxoSmithKline and Merck & Co., Inc.
Andrea J. Singer, MD, has disclosed affiliation with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and sanofi-aventis Pharmaceuticals.
Kaylen M. Silverberg, MD, has disclosed affiliation with Genzyme Corp., Merck Serono, and Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Priya Karkhanis, Medical Editor, has no conflict of interest to disclose.
Judy Smith, Medical Editor, has no conflict of interest to disclose.

This supplement was submitted by Omnia Education. Selected topics resulted from a process that included a review of needs assessments, quality improvement data, an expert-needs survey, which included medical advisory board input, and peer-reviewed literature.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Genzyme Biosurgery and GlaxoSmithKline.

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