The live presentation will take place on February 08, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm ET.
Advance registration is encouraged. Registrants will receive an event reminder by email one day prior to the webinar.
This webinar discusses current and evolving issues surrounding the ethics, regulatory, and legal standards for using digital technologies like smartphone apps for care in serious mental illnesses. Although the technology of smartphone apps and sensors continues to change, there are core principles around safety and privacy that are important to recognize and rely on in making informed decisions around technology use in care.
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
- List at least three privacy risks around using apps for serious mental illness
- Appraise three methods to mitigate privacy risks around apps for serious mental illness
- Explain the benefits as well as concerns related to current U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to regulate the digital health space and what impact that has on use of apps for serious mental illnesses
Counselor; Nurse/Nurse Practitioner; Pharmacist; Psychiatrist; Physician (Non-Psychiatrist); Physician Assistant; Psychologist; Social Worker; Peer Specialist/Peer Support
Introductory; Intermediate; Advanced
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours
Program Start Date: February 08, 2019 | 12:00pm ET
Program End Date: February 08, 2019 | 1:00pm ET
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by attending the live presentation and completing the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- John Torous, M.D.. M.B.I., Director of Digital Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Amy N. Cohen, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, UCLA. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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