Perinatal Mood Disorder: Let’s Talk About Postpartum Anxiety

Thursday, January 18, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Complimentary dinner at program with registration by January 15, 2018.



Value: $120.00

Cost: $45.00 for general registrants.


Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. NMC students can attend at no cost (they do not receive CE).


Employees of Perinatal Outreach hospitals and Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals caring for pregnant and postpartum women.


The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge of the healthcare professional and ways to manage anxiety in the pregnant and postpartum mom including available resources, meds, and therapy.


Program Objectives:

  • Explain the bedside nurses' role in helping mothers that are experiencing anxiety during the in-patient time frame.
  • Discover resources available for mothers (and families) impacted by anxiety in the postpartum time frame.
  • Evaluate the process when a mother presents to the clinic with symptoms of anxiety.
  • Identify treatment plans including potential medications.
  • Specify best practices in communication skills when speaking with a mother with increased anxiety.


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form within 30 days of the program.


Agenda Topic
4:45 - 5:00pm Registration
5:00 - 6:00pm Anxiety and impacts to nursing, how to help patients
6:00 - 7:00pm Treatment - therapy, medication, and referrals
7:00 - 8:00pm Best Practices with Communication when a Mother has Anxiety

Continuing Education


3.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE1019-9


Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120


Social Work

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.


Medical Assistant

This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for Course Number1 32513, CG Category, 3 continuing education units. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.




3.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed above. Each professional is accountable to understand his or her accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Methodist Women’s Medical Office Building (MOB), 2nd Floor, Bernard Room

717 North 190th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68022

Click here for directions


Leigh Cook, MSN, APRN-NP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Nebraska Medicine


Nancy Murray, MS, BSN, RN, NICU nurse, Methodist Women's Hospital


Eleanore Shrader, LMHP, CDGC, Clinical Therapist, Great Plains Mental Health Associates

Course Materials

The program agenda, disclosures, and handouts from our presenters (as they permit) will be made available here and will remain online. The agenda will be provided at the program, but copies of the slides will not be provided.



Slides - Anxiety and Disorders During and After Pregnancy

Click here to open BedsideNursing-Murray.pdf

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Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development

720 N. 87th Street

Omaha, NE 68114


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