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Preterm birth: Does Mind (the Culture) Matter?

by Shahirose Premji, RN, BSc, BScN, MScN, PhD, FAAN
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Handout: No

This presentation will examine the impact of emotional disorders (pregnancy-specific anxiety, stress, and depression) on pregnancy outcome while considering: (a) cultural context, and (b) pathways that explain the relationships between psychosocial health and pregnancy outcome. Strategies to improve the perinatal experience for families in order to protect their physical and mental health and that of their babies will be explored considering: (a) evidence, (b) individual and cultural preferences, (c) clinical judgment and resources.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Expand participant understanding of perinatal mental distress by characterizing at least 2-3 dimensions in the psychosocial social pathway to preterm birth
Objective 2: Identify at least one strategy in promoting perinatal mental health of women
Objective 3: Consider global perspectives on the issue of perinatal mental health and describe at least two challenges promoting women’s mental health

Presentations: 22  |  Hours / CE Credits: 22.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks