After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Recognize the expanding demand for hospital-based emergency psychiatric services, especially in the era of Covid-19.
  2. Describe the essential components of hospital-based Behavioral Health Crisis Units per international consensus guidelines.
  3. Discuss how and Emergency Psychiatry Assessment, Treatment and Healing Unit (EmPATH) model can fit within consensus guidelines to improve acute psychiatric care metrics and outcomes in a patient-centric fashion.



Scott Zeller, MD
Vice President for Acute Psychiatry, Vituity
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of California-Riverside School of Medicine

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
03/02/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Webinar Live
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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