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Lecture Overview

Senior Pharmacist at the Monash Medicines Information Centre, Rodney Whyte, presents a highly informative, evidence-based and engaging lecture on antidepressants in pregnancy. Rodney explores common issues relating to maternal depression and anxiety during pregnancy, and associated concerns relating to prescribing. A must-watch lecture for all midwives, maternal and child health nurses.


Portrait of Rodney Whyte
Rodney Whyte

Rodney has a background of over 30 years of practice in hospital and community pharmacy, much of which has been as a specialist therapeutic medicines expert. He holds postgraduate qualifications, a Monash University appointment and has extensive clinical experience in a number of medical specialities. He is a member of, and consultant to, many professional healthcare organizations and committees. As a part of his current position as a senior pharmacist at the Monash Medicines Information Centre at Monash Health (Victoria), Rodney also delivers presentations to an extensive and diverse range of hospital and community groups. Monash Medicines Information provides independent, therapeutic medicines information and advice for obstetricians, consultants and medical practitioners, midwives and nursing staff, pharmacists, other health-care personnel and members of the public. The Medicines Information Centre specialises in providing counselling and assistance relating to the therapeutic use of medicines, particularly in obstetric, paediatric and women’s health settings. See Educator Profile


24 Total Rating(s)
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Penny Stanley
02 Apr 2020

Very informative

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Ita dumont
02 Apr 2020

Very interesting and useful information ,Will certainly help when caring for Women who are on or requiring antidepressants at any stage during their pregnancy.

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Skye Morgan
10 Mar 2020

It was not very engaging but the information was interesting.

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Tina Gray
13 Feb 2020

Very informative and a very engaging speaker.

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Levena Leslie West
14 Dec 2019


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Dorine Pantacchini
30 Nov 2019

Very imformative!

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Wendy Somers
19 Oct 2019

Excellent presenter, informative and engaging

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Evelyn Nosworthy
16 Oct 2019

Very interesting