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Treating the Pregnant Patient in the Urgent Care Setting

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Treating the Pregnant Patient in the Urgent Care Setting


1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation

Recorded April 18, 2016

Course Description:

Join Dr. Kenkare in a case discussion involving pregnant patients and their treatment in the urgent care setting. Learn about the common physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, and how to recognize abnormalities. Learn how to diagnose and manage the most common medical conditions in the pregnant patient presenting to the urgent care center, and develop an armamentarium of pharmacologic regiments that can be safely used in pregnancy.

Learning Objectives:

  • Construct a framework for the initial evaluation of a pregnant patient presenting to the urgent care center.
  • Recognize the situations in the obstetric patient which require triage to a higher level of care.
  • Explain the maternal physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, and distinguish between normal physiologic changes associated with pregnancy and changes attributable to illness.
  • Describe the diagnosis and management of the most common medical conditions in the pregnant patient seen in the urgent care center.
  • Discuss common pharmacological regimens that can be used safely in pregnancy

Faculty Bio:  Jeannie M. Kenkare, DO

Jeannie Kenkare, DO, FAAFP is Chief Medical Officer for PhysicianOne Urgent Care and sits on the Executive Management Team. She is a founding member of Zucyla Enterprises, the parent company for PhysicianOne Urgent Care, and as Chief Medical Officer, she provides guidance and leadership to the organization's clinical providers. In her role as both an executive team member, and practicing physician, Dr. Kenkare implements clinical guidelines, decision tools, and outcomes to develop and implement distinct short and long-term processes to improve patient care, clinical quality, and financial performance. Dr. Kenkare’s ‘patient first’ philosophy is highly respected, supported and practiced within PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Dr. Kenkare has been invited to speak at the Urgent Care Association of America national conference and was named to the "40 under 40" class of 2013 for Connecticut Magazine, recognizing young professionals that have made significant contributions in the state of Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Kenkare has been called upon by Connecticut legislators and lobbyists to provide her expertise and knowledge to improve healthcare in the state with a special emphasis on quality of care, clinical outcomes, and cost-containment. Dr. Kenkare is an Assistant Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She has taught clinical medicine to residents in training and currently teaches medical students "patient-centered" medical interview techniques, delivery of bad news, and other sensitive issues. Dr. Kenkare is an Osteopathic physician board certified in Family Medicine by the American College of Family Practitioners. She completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey and attended medical school at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM). She subsequently completed her Family Medicine Residency at Warren Hospital, an affiliate of UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she served as Chief Resident.
Credit Information:


Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.

Urgent Care Management Certificate 


Submitting for Credit:  

If you would like to submit for either of the credit above, once you complete the activity you must submit for credit you will need to complete the 5 question exam.  You must answer 3 out of 5 correctly to receive credit.  Your credit will be placed in your profile under Professional Development or click on "My Credits".  Email with questions.  

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