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MC3 Recorded Education Series: Focus on Fathers- Paternal Depression and Anxiety in the Perinatal Period

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sat, 9/30/23
Credits: 1
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Participants will be able to identify the symptoms and prevalence of paternal post-partum depression and anxiety.
  2. Learners will be able to screen patients for paternal post-partum depression and diagnose this condition.
  3. Participants will be able to provide preventative interventions for families experiencing paternal depression and anxiety.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians in the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: September 2020
Termination Date: September 2023

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

The Importance of Fathers in the Healthy Development of Children. Jeffrey Rosenberg and W. Bradford Wilcox. Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau. 2008. https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/fatherhood.pdf

Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: mediators and moderators. Leticia Gutierrez-Galve, Alan Stein, Lucy Hanington, Jon Heron, Paul Ramchandani. Pediatrics. 2015; 135(2):339-47.

Paternal depressive symptoms and child behavioral or emotional problems in the United States. Michael Weitzman, David G Rosenthal, Ying-Hua Liu. Pediatrics. 2011; 128(6):1126-34.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00