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Perinatal in Practice

Date: 15-06-2024 09:00:00

When Saturday 15 June 2024, 9am to 5pm
Where Dubbo RSL Memorial Club, Dubbo NSW 2830
This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive exercises. 
Learning outcomes
  • 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 motherbaby 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.