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Activity Steps


This article presents information on PPD with information related to risk factors, signs, symptoms, screening tools and treatment for healthcare professionals. Education Level: Beginner Format: Online Content Focus: OT Foundational Knowledge Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits: To earn credit, you must read the article and complete the quiz and evaluation, earning a score of 70% or greater on the posttest.

Purpose of Activity

To present information about postpartum mood disorders.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify risk factors, indicators, and complications of postpartum mood disorders.
  2. Outline screening, treatment, and nursing care of women in the perinatal period.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

Lippincott Professional Development/Wolters Kluwer Health is an approved provider of continuing education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. Provider Number 5448.

Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: NMIE0518A-OT
Published: May/Jun 2018
Expires: 7/1/2025
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Michele M. McKelvey, PhD, RN; Jill Espelin, DNP, APRN, CNE, PMHNP-BC