Perinatal Mental Health Conditions

Perinatal Mental Health Conditions

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

This 2.5 hour interactive course will provide background knowledge on perinatal mental health conditions. It reviews therapeutic techniques that can be used by nurses and midwives to support individuals with mental illness in the perinatal period.

Target Audience

Nurses and midwives

Learning Objectives

Participants will about common mental health conditions that may affect women and men in the perinatal period. It will teach how to conduct a routine psychosocial assessment and the pathways for accessing support and treatment.

Business Outcomes

This course forms the basis for understanding the therapeutic techniques required to support women with perinatal mental health conditions.