East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Project (July 2021)

July 16, 2021 to July 17, 2021

This educational activity is designed to improve physician competence in accurately diagnosing and effectively treating multiple disorders in children including depression, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and trauma. This virtual statewide intensive training will provide specific sessions that will address the associated diagnostic and treatment issues associated with each of these.

This course will employ the following learning formats to achieve the learning objectives: lectures, slides, case studies, panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and a comprehensive syllabus. All learning formats will be provided virtually.

Target Audience

This program is intended for: 

  • Primary Care Physicians 
  • Family Care Physicians 
  • Pediatricians 
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Residents 

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the presentation, diagnosis, comorbidity, neurobiology, and current treatment options available for individuals with Neurodevelopmental and Disorders of Dysregulated Mood.
  2.  Assess depression in youth, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents, including an assessment of the black box warning for SSRIs.
  3. Differentiate common anxiety disorders, and describe their assessment and treatment.
  4. Recognize the behaviors resulting from trauma that require treatment, and evaluate the treatment options for children and adolescents.
  5. Define pediatric bipolar disorder, and provide examples of effective evidence-based therapies.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 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 Live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.75 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 7.75 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.

  • 7.75 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.

Course opens: 
06/24/2020
Course expires: 
07/17/2022
Event starts: 
07/16/2021 - 12:00am
Event ends: 
07/17/2021 - 11:59pm
Rating: 
0

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Project

Dates: July 16-17, 2021

PROGRAM AGENDA

 

DAY ONE

Introduction & Overview

8:30-8:45am           Welcome, Introduction

David H. Rubin, MD

 

Module Topic 1: Trauma-Informed Care

8:45–9:05am          Assessment and Diagnosis

                               Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD         

9:05-9:25am           Screening

                               Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

9:25-9:45am           Treatment

                               Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD

9:45-10:15am         Question and Answer

                               Panelist: Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD                                                                                                              

10:15-10:30am        Break

 

Module Topic 2: Depression

10:30–10:50am      Assessment and Diagnosis 

                               David H. Rubin, MD

10:50-11:10am       Antidepressants, Youth and Suicide

                               David H. Rubin, MD

11:10-11:30am       Treatment     

                               David H. Rubin, MD

11:30-12:00pm       Question and Answer

Panelist: David H. Rubin, MD

12:00-1:00pm         Simulation Exercise: Unipolar and Bipolar

                                David H. Rubin, MD

1:00pm                    Adjourn

 

DAY TWO   

Introduction & Overview

8:30-8:45am           Welcome and Introduction

David H. Rubin, MD

 

Module Topic 3: Anxiety

8:45-9:05am           Assessment and Diagnosis

                               Erica L. Greenberg, MD              

9:05-9:25am           Treatment

                               Erica L. Greenberg, MD

9:25-9:50am            Question and Answer

Panelist: Erica L. Greenberg, MD

9:50-10:05am          Break

 

Module Topic 4:  Neurodevelopmental and Disorders of Dysregulated Mood

10:05-10:25 am      Explosive Behavior in Children and Adolescents 

                               Carrie Vaudreuil, MD

10:25-11:10 am      Distinguishing Emotional Self-Regulation from Mood Disorders

                               Joseph Biederman, MD

11:10-11:35 am      The Assessment and Management of Autism Spectrum Disorder

                               Gagan Joshi, MD

11:35-12:20 pm       Question and Answer

Moderator: Joseph Biederman, MD

Panelists: Gagan Joshi, MD, Carrie Vaudreuil, MD

11:30-12:00 pm        LUNCH

12:20pm                   Adjourn

Available Credit

  • 7.75 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 Live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.75 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 7.75 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.

  • 7.75 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.

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