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Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum CME

Date and Time:
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, ET
Your computer
Your city, GA 00000
Class/Event Description:

While pregnancy and the birth of a child are usually joyful and exciting times in a woman's life, some struggle with their mental health as they make the transition to motherhood. Psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression may surface during or after pregnancy. Some people even experience birth-related PTSD or postpartum psychosis following childbirth.

Join Yesha Thakkar, MD, a psychiatrist with Willowbrooke Psychiatric Center, to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit as you learn more about the psychiatric disorders that can affect women during and after pregnancy.

Make sure your computer or other device has audio available prior to the meeting so you can hear the Zoom presentation.

Following this virtual CME, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the methods for screening and treatment of psychiatric disorders during pregnancy
  • Review screening and treatment of postpartum depression and psychosis
  • Define the criteria for diagnosis of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders in women
  • Discuss the risk versus benefit analysis of psychiatric medication during postpartum and breastfeeding

You will receive a Zoom link to join the teleconference in your registration confirmation email.

Tanner Health System is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been submitted to Georgia Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Georgia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Licensed professional counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists: This CME has been approved for 1.5 CORE in-person (synchronous) or live webinar (synchronous) contact hours of continuing education (CEs) through the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA of GA).

Tanner Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Yesha Thakkar, MD, Hannah Collins, Debra Bass RN, Wendy Bonner LPN, Lisa Robinson RN and CME Committee members Ben Camp, MD; Ryan Cortez, MD; Onaje Greene, MD; Shazib Khawaja, MD; Laura Larson, MD; Jason Mount, MD; Dapo Odujebe, MD; Tiffany Stanfill, MD; E. Glenn Whitney, MD; Chris Wizner, MD; Raul Zunzunegui, MD; K. Samples, PA-C; L. Goodine; M. Moye; M. Robertson; and S. Brat have disclosed no relevant, real or apparent, conflicts of interest or other relationships related to this activity.

This program is not supported by an education grant.

No Fee