Learning Objectives

One hour audio course where Dr. Zev Williams, MD, PhD. discusses how a woman’s immune system impacts her fertility. Can an immunological dysfunction cause IVF failure, implantation failure, or miscarriage? How is it diagnosed and treated?  Dr. Zev Williams, MD, PhD, is Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Columbia University Medical Center and Columbia University Fertility Center.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for infertility patients, infertility nurses and nurse practitioners, as well as other professionals working in the field of infertility or women’s health.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how the immune system affects pregnancy.
  2. Describe common autoimmune dysfunctions that affect pregnancy.
  3. What are the supported treatments for immunological disorders for women trying to get pregnant?
  4. List tests available to identify autoimmune dysfunctions.


How the Immune System Affects Fertility and Miscarriage OUTLINE

Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education Information:

1.25 Hour CE credit by NPWH (estimated time to complete course 1 h 15 m)

* A certificate of completion will be immediately awarded online upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10-question quiz (with a score of 80% or higher) and completing a course evaluation.

Accreditations and Approvals:

This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health for 1.25 contact hours, including 0 contact hours of pharmacology. NPWH Activity number 19-08. Each participant should claim only those contact hours that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Disclosures for Planners and Content Development

*Course Date: 2/2019.  All content presented herein has been collected and presented with the best knowledge and intent possible at the time of recording.

Your course will remain active for 90 days from purchase date.