The consequences and treatment of psychiatric illness in pregnancy have received considerable attention during the past few years. In particular, mood disorders and their pharmacological treatment, as well as selected anxiety disorders have been studied with regard to a variety of neonatal and maternal outcomes. Solid data about the risks of psychiatric disorders in pregnancy and about treatment for these conditions can assist patients and their clinicians in illness management decisions. However, the literature is now complex and studies do not agree as to a number of maternal and neonatal outcomes that may be associated with psychiatric illness and its treatment. This course will focus on mood and anxiety disorders and provide a synthesis of the recent data that addressed the risks of psychiatric illness in pregnancy as well as the risks and benefits of psychiatric treatment.
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Residents/Fellows and Psychiatrists
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 60% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate showing the date of completion and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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