Practical Pediatrics: Selected Topics in Pediatric Mental Health for the Pediatric Practitioner

May 20, 2021

Webinar Date
 

May 20, 2021

 

Goal:

The goal of this education activity is to provide an update on the diagnosis and management of common mental health issues presenting to clinicians in the primary care setting.

 

Provided by:

Baystate  Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Department of Psychiatry and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for pediatric primary care providers (physican, nurses, nurse practitioners)

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the risk and protective factors for suicidal behaviors in pediatric patients.

2. Explain relative suicide risk based on risk and protective factors.

3. Discuss how to diagnosis Autism Spectrum Disorder including comorbid psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.

4.  Describe the treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorder including the appropriate use of medication management.

5.  Describe the clinical presentation, DSM 5 diagnostic criteria, and differential diagnosis for youth presenting with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and co-occurring conditions.

6.  Discuss the evidence-based therapy and pharmacologic treatment approaches for children with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and co-occurring conditions.

7.  Describe the potential use and limitations of pharmacogenetic testing associated with prescribing psychiatric medications for children and adolescents.

8.  Discuss why the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry currently recommends against the use of routine pharmacogenetic testing when prescribing psychiatric medications for children and adolescents.

 

    

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
04/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
05/20/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
05/20/2021 - 9:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Program Schedule  

6:00 pmIntroduction
 Paula Braverman, MD
  
6:05 pmAssessment of suicidal pediatric patients for the primary care clinician
 Jill Donelan, Psy. D.
  
6:45 pmEvaluation and treatment of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated psychiatric symptoms
 Carrie Vaudreuil, MD
  
7:25 pmBreak
  
7:40 pmDisruptive Mood Dysregulation disorder:  An overview fro the primary care clinician
 Sajel Shah, MD
  
8:20 pmPsychiatric medications, pharmacogenetics and the pediatric primary care provider:  A basic primer 
 Bruce Waslick, MD
  
9:00 pmAdjourn

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

 

 

Webinar
MA
United States

Faculty & Planners

Paula Braverman, MD
Co-Course Director
Chief, Adolescent Medicine
Baystate Medical Center
Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate

Bruce Waslick, MD
Co-Course Director
Chief, Child Psychiatry
Baystate Medical Center
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate

Jill Donelan, PsyD
Clinical Supervisor, Child Partial Hospitalization Program
Baystate Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate

Kristine Methot
Nurse, Adolescent Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

Sajel Shah, MD
Clinical Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate
 

Carrie Vaudrueil, MD
Psychiatrist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor
Harvard Medical School

 

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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