Self-Study | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2012 - Women of Childbearing Age and Psychotropic Medication Choices
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Describe risks of depression and bipolar illness in pregnancy and the postpartum.
- Discuss the teratogenicity of psychotropic medications related to making a thoughtful choice of medications in pregnancy and the postpartum: antidepressants, mood stabilizers, benzodiazepams, and antipsychotics.
- Discuss alternatives to medications in pregnancy and lactation.
Patricia Paddison, MD, PLLC
Psychiatrist, Private Practice, Bellevue, WA
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level