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On-Demand: Anxiety: Advanced Techniques for Psychiatry and Primary Care

Course Open/Close: Mar 8, 2021 - Mar 9, 2022

This medical conference provides advanced guidance on how to treat and manage patients who have anxiety disorders. In mental health and primary care practices, patients with anxiety disorders are not only common, but they also they often need more of your time and resources to manage their conditions. There are many evidence-based pharmacologic and behavioral treatment options, yet practice measures show that patient outcomes often do not meet expected or desired levels of improvement.

Available Credits: 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 14.00 Nursing Contact Hours 14.00 Social Workers 14.00 Participation 14.00 Psychologists CE Credit Register For This Course

Course Details

This medical conference provides advanced guidance on how to treat and manage patients who have anxiety disorders. In mental health and primary care practices, patients with anxiety disorders are not only common, but they also they often need more of your time and resources to manage their conditions. There are many evidence-based pharmacologic and behavioral treatment options, yet practice measures show that patient outcomes often do not meet expected or desired levels of improvement.

During this event, our faculty focus on advanced concepts that go far beyond the basics. Their guidance is 100% practical and ready for use in any primary care and mental health setting.

Re-energize your practice and apply new skills to:

•     Enhance how you use cognitive interventions

•     Address many specific comorbidities, such as sleep, cardiac and GI disorders

•     Use advanced psychopharmacology for all anxiety disorders and related conditions

•     Navigate medical conditions affected by anxiety, and vice versa

•     Improve outcomes for patients who have anxiety

This is an ideal event for all clinicians in primary care practices that treat patients who have anxiety. It is also ideal for psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing professionals, and others on their practice teams.

Pricing

All participants: $595

Course Summary

Available Credits:14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 14.00 Nursing Contact Hours 14.00 Social Workers 14.00 Participation 14.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Course Topic:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety
Course Format:Webinar recorded
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Primary Care and General Practice Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals
Course Opens: Mar 8, 2021
Course Closes: Mar 9, 2022
Cost: $595.00

Learning Objectives

  • Identify rational, evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for patients with anxiety disorders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to discuss second- and third-line treatments following an unsuccessful first SSRI trial.
  • Discuss the developmental trajectories of anxiety.
  • Compare the assessment, psychopharmacology, and evidence-based psychotherapies for panic disorder, PTSD, OCD and related disorders, and somatoform disorders.
  • Review the course of medical conditions as they are affected by anxiety.
  • Recognize advanced CBT strategies and when to apply them.
  • Describe the neural circuits involved in producing anxiety.
  • Discuss the genetic and environmental contributions to anxiety
  • Provide additional pharmacological options for anxiety when initial plans fail.
  • Identify conversion disorder and describe its genesis, progression, and treatment
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage patients in mindfulness and relaxation procedures