Education Modules

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Continuing Medical Education

ACCME Accreditation Statement

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 0.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Education Topics

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy

This 30-minute video explores the use of antidepressants during pregnancy. The objectives include describing FDA pregnancy and lactation labeling rule, listing risks to the fetus/infant of antidepressants in pregnancy and identifying items to document when treating a pregnant and postpartum patient with psychotropic medications.

Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Use in the Perinatal Period

In this 20-minute video, anxiolytics and hypnotics during the perinatal period will be discussed. The objectives include describing the FDA pregnancy and lactation labeling rule, listing the risks to the fetus/infant and discussing clinical pearls of utilization.

Management of Opioid Use Disorders in the Perinatal Patient

This 25-minute video discusses management of opioid use disorders in the pregnant and postpartum patients. The objectives include identifying risks of opioid use in pregnancy to fetus and neonate, describing potential treatment options for perinatal opioid dependence and understanding potential ethical and legal issues when treating a pregnant woman with a substance use disorder.

Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders

This 30-minute video discusses general perinatal psychiatric disorders. Objectives include the differentiating between baby blues, perinatal depression and bipolar disorder, identifying the greatest risk of bipolar disorder, differentiating between the intrusive thoughts of an anxiety disorder versus a psychotic disorder and listing validated tools for screening of perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms.

Psychotropic Medication use in Breast-feeding

During this 15-minute video, psychotropic medication use in breast-feeding is discussed. Objectives include describing the FDA pregnancy and lactation labeling rule, listing the risks to the infant and discussing the clinical pearls of utilization of psychotropic medications during lactation.

Available Monday – Friday from 8am – 4pm CST, excluding holidays.
Provider to provider perinatal psychiatric tele-consultations within 30 minutes.
E-mails returned within one business day.

The Periscope Project is a program of the Medical College of Wisconsin – Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, made possible through the financial support of the United Health Foundation for the Project’s launch.