After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss the difficulties in caring for behavioral health patients in the acute care hospital setting.
2. Discuss the challenges to staff safety, wellness, and compassionate care delivery for high volumes of behavioral health patients.
3. Discuss the impact of high behavioral health patient volumes on the quality of care for medical patients.
4. Identify resources in the acute care hospital setting that are needed to provide more effective care to the behavioral health population.
Harry Hoar, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Reasoning Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Inter-professional 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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management