38th Vail Obstetrics and Gynecology Conference

Sunday, February 19, 2012

38th Vail Obstetrics and Gynecology Conference
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - Friday, February 24, 2012

Vail Marriott Resort and Spa
715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, 81657-5070
United States

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To provide up-to-date, state-of-the-art information on recent advances in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, gynecologic surgery, perinatal medicine and primary care to obstetricians, gynecologists, primary care physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Lectures, breakout and breakfast sessions, case studies and panel discussions will be conducted by the internationally known faculty to provide information which health care professionals will use to increase knowledge and competence in order to improve quality of care and health outcomes.

Learning/Performance Objectives:

At the conclusion of the conference, learners should be able to:

  1. Know how and when to use aromatase inhibitors in gynecology practice.
  2. Apply COPIC guidelines and ACOG recommendations to improve safety in ambulatory OB/GYN practice
  3. Improve diagnosis and management of vulvar skin disorders and apply recent ACOG/RCOG guidelines to affected patients
  4. Implement the new CDC STD treatment  guidelines  (Dec 2010) to the care of women with herpes, vaginitis, HPV and HIV
  5. Optimize the use of progesterone to prevent preterm birth and the use of magnesium sulfate to prevent cerebral palsy
Proposed Performance Measures:
  1. The percentage of women with lichen sclerosus who are offered high-potency topical corticosteroids as first-line treatment (ACOG PB#93, May 2008)
  2. The percentage of charts that are compliant with the COPIC level one guidelines.[this performance measure is open to COPIC insured physicians through a separate CME program available at UC CME]
  3. The percentage of stillbirths for which placental evaluation was preformed and autopsy was offered.[ ACOG PB #102, March 2009]

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this livel activity for a maximum of 22 ¼ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA Credit: This CME program has been approved for 20 hours of AOA Category 2-A credit.

AAFP Credit:  This live activity, 38th Annual Vail OBGYN Course, with a beginning date of February 19, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACOG Cognates:The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned 25 cognate credits to this program.


The conference will be held at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa, 715 W. Lionshead Circle, Vail, Colorado. For driving directions and maps please visit: www.vailmarriott.com

General information:

Syllabus: In the efforts of going green this year, all registrants will receive a jump drive containing all presentations.  If you need to receive a spiral bound paper syllabus, please check the appropriate box in the registration pages.  Please note that there is an additional $50 fee for this paper copy.
Registration Fees: Fees include breakfasts, afternoon refreshments, jump drive containing all presentations and a nonrefundable processing fee of $100.  For immediate confirmation of your conference registration, register on-line at: www.regonline.com/38VailOBGYN.  Click on the Register Now button. 

                                                before 11/16/11          on or after 11/16/11
Physicians                                         $825                              $900
Residents/Nurses/                              $550                              $625 
Allied Health Professionals

The full course tuition is refundable, less a $100 processing fee, if your cancellation is received, in writing, prior to January 18, 2012. (The $100 processing fee is nonrefundable regardless of the reason for cancellation.) No refunds will be granted after this time or for non-attendance. The conference committee reserves the right to cancel this conference in the event of an unforeseen circumstance, or if the minimum acceptable registration is not attained. In the event of a cancellation the Office of CME is obligated to refund the registration fee only.

 For the most up-to-date information, please visit the University of Colorado OBGYN-Vail website at:



Contact Information

  • For Conference Information:
    Melissa Lorenzo
    Dept of OBGYN

    For Registration Information:
    Carolyn Wieber
    CME Office

Payment Instructions

  • Preferred payment method is with a credit card.  MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Discover and Diners Club are accepted.

    If you prefer to pay by check you may do so; however if your check is not received within 10 business days of your online registration, your registration can not be guaranteed.  Checks should be made payable to: The University of Colorado. 

    your full name and registration number on the check.

    Mail checks to:
    University of Colorado Denver
    School of Medicine, Office of CME
    East 17th Place, C295
    Aurora CO 80045

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