Quality Measures in Psychiatry: Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis, Treatment, and Quality Improvement
This interactive Virtual Grand Rounds helps you employ innovative and effective approaches to quality improvement (QI) in the context of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. It is ideal for psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care and family practice physicians, and other mental health professionals.
This is a free, easy and ideal way to educate your entire staff in a community hospital or practice. Or, simply stay up-to-date as an individual clinician and earn CME/CE credits for physicians, psychologists, nurses and social workers. Each session includes live Q&A with faculty and is also available on-demand so you can view the entire series or a single session at any time during the year.
Every session is led by expert faculty from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. Session topics include the following and much more:
- • The use of structured clinical measures as QI tools
- • Recent changes in DSM-5 and their implications for psychiatric diagnosis and treatment
- • Evidence-based psychopharmacological strategies to effectively manage complex psychiatric disorders
- • The role of medical device technologies in the treatment of psychiatric illness
- • Barriers to effective treatment, such as medication side effects and treatment-resistant symptoms
- • Novel and best-practice treatment approaches to psychiatric disorders in special populations, such as older patients and patients with atypical drug metabolism