{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Repair of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries - Vol. 41, No. 5

Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the risk factors for and incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) and possible strategies to prevent them.
  2. Describe perineal anatomy and surgical repair of OASIS.
  3. Explain short- and long-term complications of OASIS and postpartum care after repair.
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  • ACCME 2.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: PGO0321B
Published: March 31, 2021
Expires: 3/30/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Said S. Saab, MD, MPhil, Marisa Vega, MD, and Carol Glowacki, MD
Categories: Gynecological , Obstetrical
Specialties: Gynecology, OB/GYN