3025: Reproductive Psychiatry: A Lifespan Approach to the Treatment of Women’s Mental Illness
This presentation will explore gender-based differences in mental illness, and discuss neurobiologically-based etiology, reproductive physiology, and evaluation and treatment approaches to women's psychiatric treatment across the lifespan.
Speaker: Bobbie Posmontier, PhD, CNM, PMHNP-BC
Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose. Discussion of off-label uses (using products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA) will occur during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 60 minutes
Target Audience: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the epidemiology and gender differences between male and female psychiatric illness across the lifespan.
2. Analyze the neurobiology and reproductive physiology related to women’s psychiatric illness across the lifespan.
3. Describe psychiatric assessment and treatment of women with mental illness across the lifespan.
Key words: women’s health, female psychiatry, pharmacology
Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:10pm – 12:55pm
Women’s Health Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: January 5, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2014