Postpartum Depression

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Analyze the current diagnostic criteria for postpartum depression.
2. Screen patients for postpartum depression utilizing evidence-based tools such as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.
3. Review appropriate treatment plans for patients with diagnosed postpartum depression.
4. Coordinate patient care for those who require or seek care from sub-specialists.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016

E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Medicine Program Director and Vice-Chair, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016
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