Postpartum PTSD Secondary to Traumatic Delivery

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A webinar to enable healthcare providers to have a better understanding of postpartum PTSD resulting from traumatic childbirth.

12:00pm to 1:00pm EST, Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Purpose/Goal(s):  The purpose/goal(s) of this activity is to enable healthcare providers to have a better understanding of postpartum PTSD resulting from traumatic childbirth.   

Objectives:

  • Recognize changes in DSM criteria for acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Identify risk factors associated with postpartum PTSD secondary to childbirth
  • Examine the impact of postpartum PTSD on maternal health
  • Describe treatment guidelines and pharmacologic considerations postpartum

Evaluations/Certificates:

Evaluation and post-test provided immediately following the webinar (internet browser must remain open).  Certificates provided via email approximately 1-2 weeks following the live presentation.

 1.0 Contact Hour(s):

This activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division for approval to award contact hours.  The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:

Accreditation: Women & Infants Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to sponsor intrastate continuing education for physicians.  Women & Infants Hospital designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

About the presenter

Neeta Shenai, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Student Site Director, Psychiatry Consult & Liaison Service, Magee Women's Hospital

Full presenter bio available:http://www.npic.org/Services/Continuing_Education.php