January 26, 2023: 8th George J. Rosenbaum, M.D., Lecture Primary Care and Psychiatry
Screening for Anxiety in Primary Care: Pitfalls and Promises
This lecture will review the rationale for screening for anxiety in primary care and the best way to do it. It will then review anxiety treatment options shown to be effective in this setting. Finally, it will review challenges for successfully delivering care given the multiplicity of mental health problems in primary care.
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify specific reasons that screening for anxiety in primary care would improve patient care and the best method for anxiety screening.
- Discuss options for psychological treatment of anxiety in primary care.
- Discuss barriers to implementing collaborative care models for anxiety in primary care
Peter Roy-Byrne MD
Peter Roy-Byrne MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Peter Roy-Byrne is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine where he continues to teach and supervise psychiatry residents and publish papers with faculty. He is Past President of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, Editor Emeritus for the journal Depression and Anxiety, Co-Editor in Chief of UpToDate Psychiatry, Senior Consulting Editor for Psychiatry for NEJM Journal Watch, and the author of over 450 peer review articles and book chapters. Much of his published and NIH funded work has focused on the evaluation and multi-modal treatment of anxiety in primary care settings. He is co-founder of Psychiatric Medicine Associates, the largest private group psychiatric practice in the Puget Sound Area and currently divides his time between his editorial work, teaching, completion of NIH funded research, and the private practice of ambulatory psychiatry. In his clinical practice, he focuses on the combined psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy of complex and treatment resistant depression and anxiety, often in the context of comorbid medical illness and/or substance use disorders.
- 1.00 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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 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 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.