“Cultural competence,” including adaptation of service to culturally unique needs, is a cornerstone of healthcare improvement. To gain a comprehensive understanding of women patients who observe Jewish Family Life Law, an international faculty of physicians and Nishmat Yoatzot Halacha (Women Advisors in Jewish Law) will address reproductive health topics.

Course Logistics

Course consists of
14 live, interactive webinar sessions
ZOOM technology
Exclusive, secure online classroom at yoatzot.org

14 weekly classes
October 28, 2019- February 24, 2020.
See course curriculum for details.

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Objectives, Expectations & CME Accreditation Information

  • Describe the principles of Jewish Law that impact on decisions regarding contraceptive methods.
  • Discuss the impact on quality of life from uterine and vaginal bleeding in women who observe the laws of Jewish Family Life.
  • Summarize differences in childbirth practice and data about medical procedures that may be requested by families who observe Jewish Family Life laws.
  • Recognize the impact of infertility diagnosis and treatment on a couple that observes Jewish Family Life laws.
  • Describe possible manifestations of mental health concerns among women who observe the laws of Jewish Family Life.
  • Participation in 14 sessions, 90 minutes each. Option to participate in individual classes- see application. (link to google doc- hyperlinked from “see application”)
  • Professionals who do not specialize in Women’s Health are expected to review Gynecological anatomy and physiology prior to participating in the course, either through Dr. Bat-Sheva Maslow’s pre-recorded lectures, and/or Dr. Maslow’s recommended videos.
  • Each session will be accompanied by suggested readings and followed by an assessment.

Accreditation: This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Northwell Health and NISHMAT’s Miriam Glaubach Center. Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:  Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Nursing Credit: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) will accept 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equal to 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

Nurses should inquire with their specialty organizations and professional institutions as to their acceptance of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Verification of Attendance: Will be provided to all professionals.

Course Directors

Matthew Cohen, MD
Atara Eis Yoetzet Halacha, Director, Miriam Glaubach Center

Course Faculty

Deena Zimmerman MD MPH IBCLC
Dena Block Yoetzet Halacha
Bat-Sheva Lerner Maslow MD, MSCTR, FACO
Karen Wasserstein PsyD

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