Perinatal Depression for the Primary Care Provider

Ashley Mulvihill, MD and Rhapsody Mason, LCSW

Ashley Mulvihill, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director of Integrated Women’s Mental Health
Child Psychiatry Track
Illinois DocAssist Consultant

Rhapsody Mason, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
Illinois DocAssist

Disclosure (s): Dr. Mulvihill, Ms. Mason, the planning committee members, and reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this knowledge-based activity, participating individuals should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical presentation of perinatal depression
  • Identify methods of improving patient-centered communication skills when discussing perinatal depression
  • Explain the risks and benefits of evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for perinatal depression
Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioners Fee: Free
Release Date: March 25, 2020 Expiration Date: February 7, 2021
Estimated time to complete: 1.0 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours CME (1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit)

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How to Earn Credit:
Participants must complete the activity as described below in the Continuing Medical Education Statement by reading the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; participating in the entire knowledge-based activity consisting of presentation, completion of the post-test (minimum score of 70% required; may be taken up to 3 times), activity evaluation, and estimating duration of time spent on the activity. A certificate of completion will be issued after all requirements as described are completed.

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