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The #1 Complication of Pregnancy and Postpartum

by Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA
  • Duration: 75 Mins
  • Credits: 1.25 CERP, 1.25 R-CERP, .1 Midwifery CEU
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Perinatal 2015

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) occur more often than people realize. These disorders-depression, anxiety, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder-occur in 20% of childbearing women. Psychosis affects 1-2 women in 1000. PMADs are in the top three causes for maternal death. This talk will describe the spectrum of PMADs, signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, and resources.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Discuss the transition to motherhood
Objective 2: Identify the Spectrum of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Objective 3: Understand Treatment Options and Resources for PMADs

Presentations: 20  |  Hours / CE Credits: 20.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks