The live presentation will take place on March 22, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm ET.
Advance registration is encouraged. Registrants will receive an event reminder by email one day prior to the webinar.
People with serious mental illnesses have high rates of comorbid medical problems, leading to reduced quality and length of life. This webinar will present a public health, multilevel approach to addressing this epidemic, along with specific ways in which mental health clinicians can help improve the lives and lifespans of the individuals that they serve.
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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.
- Define the concept of public mental health and describe how it applies to understanding the problem of early mortality in individuals with serious mental illnesses.
- Summarize current literature on individual, provider, and system-level approaches to improving whole-person care for people with serious mental illness.
- Discuss roles for mental health clinicians in addressing the medical needs of the people that they serve.
Counselor; Nurse/Nurse Practitioner; Pharmacist, Psychiatrist; Physician (Non-psychiatrist); Physician Assistant; Psychologist; Social Worker
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours
Program Start Date: March 22, 2019
Program End Date: March 22, 2019
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
- Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH, Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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