This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, for up to 6 Mainpro-M1 credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, for up to a maximum of (6 hours)
GOAL - To improve the effectiveness of preconception counselling and management of chronic illness during pregnancy and lactation. Who Should Attend?
Participants will be able to:
• Identify the risks of depression and its treatment with SSRIs during pregnancy, in light of evidence-based research;
• Explain the utility of biomarkers in FASD screening;
• Discuss the management of chronic illness in pregnant patients;
• Identify the benefits and risks of the use of new biologicals during pregnancy;
• Apply evidence-based principles to advise women about medication use while breastfeeding;
• Recognize and explain the fetal risk of antidepressants and antipsychotics.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:30 PMEastern Time Zone
The Hospital for Sick ChildrenDaniels Hollywood Theatre555 University AveToronto M5G 1X8
Created in 1985, the Motherisk Program at The Hospital for Sick Children is a clinical, research and teaching program dedicated to antenatal drug, chemical and disease risk counseling. It is affiliated with the University of Toronto.
In 2011 Motherisk was selected by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) as one of the two highest-ranking achievements in health research in Canada.
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