Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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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.

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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

Details
CPD58m of CPD
First Published18 August 2019
Updated18 August 2019
Expires
29 April 2021
Topics
Mental Health
Drugs
Depression
Pregnancy
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