Journey to Perinatal Well being: eTools and Resources to Identify and Support Women with Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Journey to Perinatal Well Being: e Tools and Resources to Identify and Support Women with Perinatal Depression and Anxiety is an online course for public health nurses to support capacity to identify and respond to perinatal depression and anxiety. The course will help build skills and expertise to screen, assess and effectively intervene with families where a parent (or parents) are experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety. Through this course you will:
• Build your understanding of the four pillars used to address perinatal depression and anxiety (education and prevention, screening and assessment, treatment and self-management, and coping and support) and learn how to apply them to your practice
• Increase your knowledge of the latest research and evidence-based practices with tips and resources from promising practices in the area of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
• Understand your role in supporting mothers and families through the perinatal period as part of a member of an interdisciplinary care team

This highly interactive and engaging course provides easy-to-digest information and uses video, quizzes, reflective exercises, and interactive activities to support a variety of learning styles and levels. The lesson modules of this online course can be completed in approximately 4 hours. There are also links to many additional resources incorporated into the course content that are useful references to support public health nursing practice. Detailed review of these resources may result in a lengthier completion time for some learners. All the links provided can be bookmarked for future reference; it is not necessary to review the resources in their entirety while progressing through the lesson modules.

This course can be completed all at once or in a number of sessions, allowing you to learn at your own pace. You will receive a Certificate of Completion that should be kept with your professional development record. You will gain access to a suite of Tools and Resources that will support your ongoing practice, including handouts to use with women and families.

If you are having technical or registration issues, please contact the LearningHub Help Desk at learninghubadmin@phsa.ca

If you are a Northern Health Authority user experiencing any issues on the Learninghub, please contact educationservices@northernhealth.ca


From Dec 15, 2017 to Apr 13, 2018

Public Health Nurses
Primary Care Nurses
Other health providers working with women in the perinatal period

4 hours
6907

Contact Info

Carolyn Solomon

Carolyn.solomon@gov.bc.ca