Not Just The Blues: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Not Just The Blues: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Online Course

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family physicians and other health care professionals in British Columbia who provide care during the perinatal period.

Course Format: 90-minute interactive online module

Overview

Link to Online Course

Perinatal depression and anxiety can have significant immediate and long term consequences for the parent, child and family. This online continuing medical education provides a basic overview of perinatal depression and anxiety; including common risk factors, screening, treatment approaches, and treatment planning. Through evidence based material, quizzes, and interactive video vignettes learners will gain an understanding of the importance of routinely screening for perinatal depression and anxiety and become more comfortable with the steps to doing so.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the risk factors, screening and impact of depression and anxiety in the perinatal period
  • Define the approach to treating depression and anxiety in pregnancy using BC Best Practice Guidelines 2014
  • Describe pharmacological treatment for perinatal depression and anxiety and considerations for the mother, fetus, and breastfeeding baby
  • Develop Perinatal Mental Health Care Plan with your patient
  • Identify available resources

Cost

Free

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Contact

UBC CPD eLearning; cpd.online@ubc.ca

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