Women's Behavioral Health - Before, During and After Pregnancy

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 21, 2021

The purpose of this educational activity is to enhance the case management and health coaching team's knowledge and comfort level identifying and addressing behavioral health issues that are likely to affect women’s health before, during, and after pregnancy.          

Time

Content

Presenter

2:00-2:10pm

Review of physiological changes during pregnancy and the effect upon behavioral health

Alin Severance, MD

2:10-2:45pm

Review and discussion of the following behavioral conditions before, during, and after pregnancy:  Mood disorders, anxiety, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders

Alin Severance, MD

2:45-3:00pm

Medication use in pregnant and breast-feeding women

Alin Severance, MD

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how physiological changes during and after pregnancy affect behavioral health
  2. Summarize the prevalence of common peripartum behavioral health conditions and how they present
  3. Express understand general principles of pharmacotherapy for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/07/2021
Course expires: 
06/21/2021
Event starts: 
05/21/2021 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
05/21/2021 - 3:00pm

Time

Content

Presenter

2:00-2:10pm

Review of physiological changes during pregnancy and the effect upon behavioral health

Alin Severance, MD

2:10-2:45pm

Review and discussion of the following behavioral conditions before, during, and after pregnancy:  Mood disorders, anxiety, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders

Alin Severance, MD

2:45-3:00pm

Medication use in pregnant and breast-feeding women

Alin Severance, MD

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Alin Severance, MD  CCBH - Associate Medical Director

Dr. Severance is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 13 years of clinical experience.  He previously was a consultant psychiatrist at Magee Women's Hospital and regularly evaluated women with behavioral health concerns who were either pregnant or who were recently postpartum.  In his private practice Dr. Severance has treated numerous women through the family planning, pregnancy and postpartum periods.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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