- Matthews, John, MD, MSc
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:
- Novel approaches to treating depression.
- Effective strategies for treating psychosis in the context of mood disorders
- Diagnosis and treatment of Mood Disorders in patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Mood Disorders and sleep.
- Mood Disorders and substance use.
- Bipolar Disorder or ADHD? Implications for diagnosis and treatment.
- Pharmacogenomics testing for refractory depression
- Treating the "other" symptoms in Mood Disorders _ low energy, low appetite, and others
- ECT and rTMS _ novel treatments
The on-demand version of the webinars will be available starting on the Monday following the broadcast.
For technical help please see the documentVirtual Grand Rounds Broadcast Instructions under the Resource Library tab.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify novel and innovative evidence-based psychopharmacological strategies for treating depression.
- Review contemporary strategies for assessing and managing sleep disorders in the context of mood disorders.
- Review the current evidence-based assessment and treatment of schizophrenia and psychosis in the context of mood symptoms.
- Review effective, research-driven strategies for identifying and treating opiate use disorders and other substance use disorders in the context of other psychiatric disorders.
- Recognize bipolar disorder in the context of ADHD.
- Describe the role of ECT and rTMS in the treatment of psychiatric illness.
- Recognize and manage barriers to effective treatment of mood disorders including symptoms of fatigue, anorexia, and others.
- Review the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenetic testing to guide choice of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
This program is intended for:
- Primary care/family physicians
- Clinical nurse practitioners
- Allied health service providers
We offer free CME on a variety of topics and in a variety of formats. See the full list at the link below.
All sessions begin at 11 AM EST
Novel Approaches to Depression
1. Advances in treatment selection in major depressive disorder
September 11, 2019
Roy H. Perlis, MD, MSc
2. Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder in Youth
September 25, 2019
Janet Wozniak, MD
3. News from the pipeline: Innovative evidence-based treatments
October 9, 2019
Maurizio Fava, MD
1. Addressing difficult to treat depression
October 23, 2019
George Papakostas, MD
2. Treating psychosis in depressive and bipolar disorders
November 6, 2019
Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD
Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorders in Patients with ADHD
1. Differentiating Unipolar vs Bipolar Pediatric Depression
November 20, 2019
Joseph Biederman, MD
Management of Sleep in the Context of Mood Disorders
1. Sleep disorders and depressive illness
December 4, 2019
John W. Winkelman, MD
2. Pharmacology of sleep disorder management
December 18, 2019
John W. Winkelman, MD
Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders and Mood Disorders
1. Management of OUD
January 8, 2020
Sarah E. Wakeman, MD
2. Pharmacological options for treating alcohol use disorder
January 22, 2020
Laura G. Kehoe, MD
3. Neurobiology of addiction and treatment of nicotine use in the context of depressive disorders
February 5, 2019
Bipolar Disorder or ADHD? Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment
1. Diagnosis of ADHD in the context of bipolar disorder in adults
February 19, 2020
Tom Spencer, MD
2. ADHD in Bipolar Disorder: Treatment Implications
March 4, 2020
Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Pharmacogenomics Testing for Refractory Depression
1. Pharmacogenetics and medication response
March 18, 2020
Robert R. Althoff, MD, PhD
Treating the "Other" Symptoms in Mood Disorders _ Low Energy, Low Appetite, and Others
1. Management of sexual symptoms in depression
April 1, 2020
2. Optimizing quality of life in the treatment of depression
April 15, 2020
Nhi-Ha Trinh, MD
3. Appetite and metabolic symptoms in depression
April 29, 2020
Kendra R. Becker, PhD
4. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: principles and applications
May 13, 2020
Joan A. Camprodon, MD, PhD. MPH
ECT and rTMS - Innovative Therapies for Mood Disorders
1. ECT for depression
May 27, 2020
2. Transcranial magnetic stimulation
June 10, 2020
Tracy A. Barbour, MD
Release Date: September 11, 2019
Expiration Date: June 10, 2020
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)
Scientific Advisor: Genomind, Psy Therapeutics, Outermost Therapeutics, RID Ventures, Takeda
Research Support: PCORI
Royalties (Spouse): UptoDate
Consultation Fees (Spouse): Advance Medical, Gerson Lehman Group, Springer Healthcare
Research Support (Spouse): RLS Foundation, Merck
This program has received support in the form of educational grants from the following companies:
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