Perinatal in Practice | Black dog Institute

Perinatal in Practice

  • Duration
    6 Hours Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Program Outline
    This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to
    the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and
    its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive
  • Accreditation
    • RACGP QI&CPD Cat 1 40 points
    • Australian Association of Social Workers 6hrs CPD
    • Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity

    GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for

    GP Registrars;GPs;Nurse – Midwife;Psychologists

  • Topics Covered
    1. Transition to Parenthood
    2. Understanding Attachment
    3. Screening & Diagnosis
    4. Postnatal Management
    5. Antenatal Management
  • Learning Objectives
    • Recognise the psychosocial stressors that commonly
    affect parents in the perinatal period
    • Opportunistically screen women for perinatal mood
    disorders using a screening tool and clinical interview
    • Diagnose perinatal mood disorders as distinct from
    commonly experienced adjustment difficulties
    • Assess the risk of untreated perinatal depression for the
    mother-baby dyad
    • Select appropriate medications for pregnant and
    breastfeeding women when pharmacological treatment
    is indicated
    • Develop a comprehensive management plan using a
    MHTP for women with perinatal mood disorders

Choose your location and book this course online:

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Victoria Macedon Ranges Shire Council, Newman Room, 129 Mollison Street Kyneton Victoria 3444 Wednesday, February 19, 2020 09 am-05 PM FREE Course is already expired. Go To All Courses 

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