2024 National Grand Rounds: Clinical Care of Survivors of Torture

Offering a holistic health care approach to survivors of torture, their family members, and their community can be challenging. This new national Grand Rounds course will present a series of lectures from leading experts on the best practices and evidence-based medicine for the care of refugees and survivors of torture. This three-part series is sponsored by the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, The Center for Victims of Torture's National Capacity Building Project and the Office of Refugee Resettlement and is free of charge for attendees.

Grand Rounds 1: Lifestyle Medicine and WellnessMay 15, 2024 12–1 PM ETBeth Frates, MD
Grand Rounds 2: Long Covid symptoms, identification, and treatmentJune 12, 2024 12–1 PM ETGeorge Alba, MD
Grand Rounds 3: Gender-Based ViolenceSeptember 18, 2024 12–1 PM ETKathleen Ecker, NP

 

Please note, you must register for a free MGH Psychiatry Academy account and register for the course to view the livestream 

 https://lms.mghcme.org/SOTGrandRounds  

Each individual hour-long lecture in the series is accredited for 1.0 CE. 

You will only receive CE for live viewing of webinar and will not receive CE for viewing the archived webinar.

 


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Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Residents
  • Interns
  • Nurses

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

-Identify and treat major medical problems in the Survivors of Torture population, such as, Traumatic Brain/Head Injury.

-Identify and utilize in patient care new findings of best care practices for wellness in the SOT population.

-Identify and treat the major medical problems of survivors of gender-based-violence.

-Identify and treat the disability symptoms of Long-Covid.

*Will provide individual learning objectives per lecture.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 3.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 3.00 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 3.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 3.00 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 3.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Registration opens: 
01/01/2024
Course closes: 
07/13/2024
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2024 National Grand Rounds Program

There is currently a lack of knowledge and understanding  on how to treat survivors of torture.

This presentation will offer best practices and evidence based medicine for the care of survivors of torture and refuges and lifestyle changes that may benefit the mental and physical health of this population.  Lifestyle Medicine is a burgeoning area of medicine that can enhance both physical and emotional health.

This presentation will define lifestyle medicine and provide a program called PAVING the Path to Wellness.

This wellness program works to help people enjoy a healthy body and  peaceful mind.

 

Dr. Frates is on the  Scientific Advisory Board of Jenny Craig. the Medical Advisory Board of obVus Solutions and have my own lifestyle medicine coaching practice called Wellness Synergy.

 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 3.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 3.00 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 3.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 3.00 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 3.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

 
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David H. Rubin, MD (Content Reviewer)

Susan Sprich, PhD (Psychologist Reviewer)

Disclosures: Royalties (Co Author): Oxford University Press

Royalties (Co-Edited Book): Springer

Associate Editor: "Cognitive and Behavioral Practice" Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:

David Rubin, MD

Jane Pimental, MPH

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

 

Optimal System Configuration

 

Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+ 

Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+ 

Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 

Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera 

Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit