Frontline Providers — Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Family Practice Physicians, Internists, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Physician’s Assistants, and Nurses – are the first, and often the only, provider to which new moms turn. Are you ready to respond with effective and well-researched treatment options to help them get better?
Join PSI in a 2-class web CME series designed to teach providers to screen, assess, treat, or refer perinatal mental health disorders. Available live or recorded. Presented by perinatal psychiatry experts Catherine Birndorf, MD and Chris Raines, RN MSN APRN-BC.
The PSI Frontline Provider Training is available as either a one-day onsite training or as a 4.5 hour recorded webinar series. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about planning an onsite training in your community or clinic.
Webinars: All classes are recorded and available for viewing through the year, with CEs/CMEs included. Group discounts available.
PSI members discount: if you are signed in to your member portal, you will receive 20% off the registration fee for any ticket type.
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The PSI Frontline Provider training covers the following topics:
- Recognizing the different presentations of Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
- Screening Tools for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
- How to make an accurate diagnosis
- Psychopharmacological treatments including during Pregnancy and Lactation
- Evidence based non pharmacological treatments
- Case Studies
The training, provided by PSI’s experts Chris Raines RN MSN APRN-BC and Catherine Birndorf MD, is designed to equip frontline providers with the skills necessary to assess patients for perinatal mental health complications and, as appropriate, provide treatment or connect individuals with additional resources and care. Providers completing the training will receive CMEs, CNEs or CEs. The webinar course includes a post-test after each class, that must be passed by 80% minimum before taking the next class.
Continuing Education Credits: 4.5 Contact Hours
CMEs: This Enduring Material activity, Perinatal Mental Health Training for Frontline Providers, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 08/01/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNEs: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Approval valid through 06/13/2022. OCEAN ID #2020-17
APA: Postpartum Support International (PSI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Postpartum Support International (PSI) maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The webinar course provides 4.5 CE contact hours.
Occupational Therapists: PSI is an approved provider of CEUs by American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #11342. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.