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Advanced Psychopharmacology

COVID-19 Notice: In an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19, avoid endangering the health of training attendees, and comply with mandated travel restrictions, PSI will present the training events scheduled for April and May virtually via Zoom webinar. If you are signed up for a training or have any questions email  orrinbanta@postpartum.net.

The PSI Advanced Trainings provided via Zoom will adhere to Certification guidelines and meet the requirements for the advanced prerequisite for the exam application.

Perinatal Psychopharmacology Advanced Training

Postpartum Support International presents a 6-hour advanced course on psychiatric pharmacology during pregnancy and lactation, taught by perinatal psychiatric experts.  It is an interactive, case-based advanced seminar, covering differential diagnosis, medication challenges, case examples, research on medication safety, and your questions.  Participants should have previously completed at least 14 hours of perinatal mental health training.

This course is a pre-requisite for the perinatal mental health certification, in the psychopharmacology specialty. PSI’s two-day Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care training or an equivalent fourteen-hour perinatal mood disorders certificate course is a pre-requisite for this advanced training. Please contact certification@postpartum.net with questions you may have about meeting the pre-requisite.

Locations

Coming Soon!

September 25, 2020 Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training, Salt Lake City, Utah (USA)
October 24, 2020 Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training, Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA)
October 31, 2020 Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training, Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe approaches to common challenges of psychiatric prescribing for perinatal mental illness
  2. Describe decisions related to appropriate dosage.
  3. Describe expert recommendations related to specific case examples
  4. Identify resources for evidence-based data about medication during pregnancy and lactation

 

Advanced Psychopharmacology Agenda (PDF)

CME: This Live activity, Perinatal Psychopharmacology Advanced Course, from 08/01/2019 – 08/01/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

More questions? Write to trainings@postpartum.net 

Postpartum Support International.