After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Define myelomeningocele and review embryology
3. Discuss ultrasound findings and sequelae of open neural tube defects
4. Discuss the origin and landmark trial for fetal surgery
5. Describe neural tube defects with particular focus on myelomeningocele, associated risk factors and diagnostic evaluation.
6. Explain initial care of myelomeningocele in neonates,
7. Discuss the complications associated with myelomeningocele as well as the long-term care.


Ravneet Thind, DO

OB/GYN Resident
Baystate Medical Center 

Mojdeh Mostafavi, MD
Pediatric Resident
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
10/08/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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