{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Identification of Mothers at Risk for Postpartum Depression by Hospital-Based Perinatal Nurses

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with guidelines and best practices related to hospital-based care for women who have postpartum depression.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Summarize the incidence, characteristics, and risk factors for postpartum depression.
  2. Compare and contrast the various screening tests for postpartum depression.
  3. Compare and contrast the various postpartum disorders.
  4. Synthesize the evidence to help plan the appropriate interventions for women who have postpartum depression.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: MCN0712A
Published: July/August 2012
Expires: 6/2/2023
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: M. Cynthia Logsdon PhD, APRN, FAAN, Roselyn Tomasulo MSN, RNC, Diane Eckert BSN, RNC, Cheryl Beck DNSc, CNM, FAAN, Cindy Lee Dennis PhD
Specialties: Maternal-Child