Self-Study | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2012 - Women of Childbearing Age and Psychotropic Medication Choices

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Women of
Childbearing Age
and Psychotropic
Medication Choices
This lecture reviews risk factors for depression and bipolar illness during pregnancy and postpartum.Topics include decision making regarding medication and alternatives to medications during pregnancy and lactation.
 
This course was recorded in June 2012 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the Univeristy of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts. 
 
Publish Date: July 1, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.
 

Target Audience

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.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/01/2012
Expires: 
07/01/2015
Cost:
$30.00

Patricia Paddison, MD, PLLC
Psychiatrist, Private Practice, Bellevue, WA

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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