UW School of Nursing
April 17, 2022
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2021 | Bipolar Depression Psychopharm Update
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2021
Bipolar Depression Psychopharm Update
Ryan Kimmel, MD
Chief of Psychiatry, UW Medicine/UW Medical Center; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- To describe the principles of prescribing antidepressants in the perinatal period.
- To summarize pharmacological treatment of perinatal depression.
- To compare the risks of untreated depression during pregnancy and breastfeeding with the risks of antidepressants in pregnancy and postpartum.