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MC3 Recorded Education Series: Trauma and PTSD in Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Tue, 2/28/23
Credits: 0.75
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Understand the potential impact of trauma in women’s lives ranging from interpersonal trauma exposures to childbirth trauma events on their perinatal mental wellness and adaptation to motherhood
  2. Feel comfortable after the lecture to create appropriate treatment plans for perinatal women exposed to trauma
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, 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 0.75 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: February 2020
Termination Date: February 2023

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

*Erickson N, Julian M, Muzik M. Perinatal depression, PTSD, and trauma: Impact on mother-infant attachment and interventions to mitigate the transmission of risk. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2019 May;31(3):245-263.
*Muzik M, Morelen D, Hruschak J, Rosenblum KL, Bocknek E, Beeghly M. Psychopathology and parenting: An examination of perceived and observed parenting in mothers with depression and PTSD. J Affect Disord. 2017 Jan 1;207:242-250.
*Oh W, Muzik M, McGinnis EW, Hamilton L, Menke RA, Rosenblum KL. Comorbid trajectories of postpartum depression and PTSD among mothers with childhood trauma history: Course, predictors, processes and child adjustment. J Affect Disord. 2016 Aug;200:133-41.
*Julie Vignato, PhD, RN,1 Jane M. Georges, PhD, RN,2 Ruth A. Bush, PhD, MPH,3 and Cynthia D. Connelly, PhD, RN, FAAN4
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PPTSD) in the Perinatal Period: A Concept Analysis
J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec; 26(23-24): 3859–3868.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.75
Participation: 0.75