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

  1.  Describe the roles of the members of the healthcare team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
  2.  Describe common misperceptions about ECT made by the general public as well as health care professionals
  3.  Describe common inaccuracies in the way ECT is often presented in popular media
  4.  Understand the historical basis for aforementioned stigma and popular perception/depiction
  5.  Appreciate the effects, both positive and negative, of the antipsychiatry movement on mental healthcare, and specifically on legal regulation of ECT
  6.  Recognize the dilemma in balancing patient rights with clinical need with regard to ECT
  7.  Identify the recommendations for perinatal depression screening
  8.  Name resources for postpartum depression treatment in our community.
  9.  Understand how these services are utilized in our community.
  10.  Identify potential barriers to screening and patient engagement in treatment.
  11.  Assess the safety or risks of SSRI’s in pregnancy
  12.  Discuss the evidence of SSRI’s during pregnancy and how it impacts ADHD or neurodevelopment in offspring
  13.  Consider if SSRI use in pregnancy will change future clinical practices
Jacob Oyer, MD

PGY-4, Baystate Medical Center Residency Program


Kelli Ruby, D.O.

PGY-4, Baystate Medical Center Residency Program


Uruj Kamal, MD

PGY-4, Baystate Medical Center Residency Program


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: 
06/05/2018 - 8:30am to 9:45am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
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 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 NASW Smith CE Credits
    This program was approved for 1.00 Continuing Education Credits by Smith College School for Social Work and assigned authorization number in accordance with Continuing Education Regulation 258 CMR, Category I, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 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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