Perinatal Mood Disorders – What Every Care Provider Must Know
Purpose: This conference will assist the attendees in the understanding, identification, and treatment for women who experience a Perinatal Mood Disorder so that they can most effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family towards wellness.
This class is Part 1 of a two part series. The Part 2 optional class will be held on March 14, 2018.
Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Spectrum Health Healthier Communities, 665 Seward Ave NW, Classroom 210, Grand Rapids 49504. Free parking is available on site
Target audience: Nursing, Social Work, and Healthcare providers in Maternal Child Health areas: i.e. Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, OB High Risk, Pediatrics, Neonatal, Home Health, Childbirth Education, Social Service Agencies, Office personnel, etc.
- Differentiate between the symptoms of each Perinatal Mood Disorder: Baby blues, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety/panic, postpartum obsessive/compulsive, post-traumatic stress syndrome due to childbirth, postpartum psychosis
- Describe 6 risk factors for the Perinatal Mood Disorders
- Identify recommended screening measures for Perinatal Mood Disorders
- State 3 different treatment options for Perinatal Mood Disorders
- Describe Perinatal Mood Disorder resources available to healthcare providers and consumers