This Virtual Grand Rounds series examines research and advances across a variety of psychiatric conditions. It addresses many clinical challenges and barriers to treatment. These twenty sessions are ideal education for professionals in psychiatry, primary care, nursing, psychology and family practice.
In fact, you can use this free series to educate your entire staff in a community hospital or practice of any size. Or simply stay up-to-date as an individual clinician. The series provides CME/CE credits for physicians, psychologists, nurses and social workers. Each session includes live Q&A with faculty and is also available on-demand. You can view the entire series or a single session at any time during the year.
Every session is led by clinician-researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. These are just a few of the topics the series addresses:
- Evidence-based psychopharmacological strategies for depression, bipolar disorder and schiziophrenia
- The relationship between psychiatric symptoms and chronic pain
- Effective screening and treatment strategies for substance use disorders
- Managing medication side effects and treatment-resistant symptoms
The on-demand version of the webinars will be available starting on the Monday following the broadcast.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify current and emerging evidence"based psychopharmacological strategies for treating psychiatric illnesses, including major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.
- Review contemporary strategies for assessing and managing sleep disorders.
- Review effective, research"driven strategies for identifying and treating substance use disorders.
- Recognize the bidirectional relationship between psychiatric symptoms and chronic pain.
- Describe the role of medical device technologies in the treatment of psychiatric illness.
- Recognize and manage barriers to effective treatment, such as medication side effects and treatment"resistant symptoms.
- Review the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenetic testing to guide choice of pharmacotherapy.
This program is intended for:
- Physicians (including primary care providers, pediatricians and psychiatrists)
- Clinical and school psychologists
- Social workers
- Licensed mental health professionals
- Clinical nurse practitioners
- Allied health service providers
Addressing Difficult to Treat Depression
Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD
New Agents and Novel Mechanisms
Maurizio Fava, MD
Management of the Complex Adult Patient with ADHD
Craig Surman, MD
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Masoud Kamali, MD
Management of Difficult to Treat Bipolar Disorder
|Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD|
Sleep Disorders and Psychiatric Illness
John Winkelman, MD
Pharmacology of Sleep Disorder Management
Matt T. Bianchi, MD
Management of Opioid Dependence
Sarah E. Wakeman, MD, FASAM
Neurobiology of Addiction
Jodi Gilman, PhD
Pharmacological Options for Treating Alcohol and Nicotine Dependence
Nalan Ward, MD
Pharmacogenetics and Medication Response
Robert R. Althoff, MD
Approaches to Chronic Pain
David Borsook, MD
Pain and Psychiatric Illness
Peter M. Thomashaw, MD
First Break Psychosis
Abigail Donovan, MD
Optimal Management of Schizophrenia
Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM
Weight Management in Schizophrenia Patients
Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM
Increasing Patient Adherence Through Behavioral and Pharmacologic Strategies
Hannah Brown, MD
Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression and OCD
Darin D. Dougherty, MD
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Joan Camprodon, MD, PhD
Deep Brain Stimulation for Neurologic Conditions
Mike Henry, MD
*International participants, please note: This broadcast is taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Massachusetts uses EDT (-4 hours UTC) in the summer months, and EST (-5 hours UTC) in the winter months.
We offer free CME on a variety of topics and in a variety of formats. See the full list at the link below.
Release Date: September 14, 2016
Expiration Date: July 5, 2018
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
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 material for a maximum of 20.00AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 20.00 continuing education credits for psychologists.
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 at (244 CMR 5.00) for 20.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Other Providers can 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 ofAMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMassociated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in whichAMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMmay or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of McLean Hospital that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. McLean Hospital has established policies in place that identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
David Rubin, MD, reviewer
Jane Pimental, MPH
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Susan E. Sprich, PhD, psychologist reviewer
Royalties:Oxford University Press (for co-authoring treatment manual and client workbook), Springer (for editing book)
This program has received support in the form of educational grants from the following companies:
- Indivior, Inc.
- Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc and Lundbeck
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