November 19, 2020 New England Journal of Medicine Clinicopathological Conference: “A 54-Year-Old Man with Irritability, Confusion, and Odd Behaviors”
November 19, 2020 New England Journal of Medicine Clinicopathological Conference “A 54-Year-Old Man with Irritability, Confusion, and Odd Behaviors”
The NEJM Case Records of the MGH presents a clinicopathological conference: A man with history of oral squamous cell carcinoma, traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, accidental opiate overdose, and adjustment disorder was evaluated because of irritability, confusion, and bizarre behavior. A diagnostic test was performed.
- Alessandro Biffi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
- David P Bullis, Ph.D., Director of Ambulatory Behavioral Medicine, Mass General Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
- Nicholas Kontos, M.D., Director, Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry – Harvard Medical School • Michael W. Parsons, Ph.D., ABPP, Assistant Professor, Psychological Assessment Center, Department of Psychiatry
- Kathy May Tran, M.D. Attending, Hospital Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Editor, Case Records of the MGH, New England Journal of Medicine, Associate Director, Interviewing & Communication Skills at MGH, Practice of Medicine Course, Harvard Medical School
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
- Apply diagnostic frameworks in the approach to psychiatric symptoms in an oncologic patient with history of post-traumatic brain injury.
- Construct a thorough differential diagnosis, and to prioritize these diagnoses based on clues from historical data and radiography.
- Explain a diagnosis which spans multiple disciplines, including psychiatry, neurology, medicine, etc.
Kathy May Tran, MD
Alessandro Biffi, MD
David Bullis, PhD
Nicholas Kontos, MD
Michael Parsons, Ph.D., ABPP
- 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.