Spring 2022 Statewide Intensive Training Maternal Mental Health for Primary Care Clinicians

Virtual Live Training

This intensive training program will enhance a primary care providers’ skills to assess, treat and manage mental health concerns in perinatal patients. This interactive program will provide helpful tools and treatment strategies for ob/gyn’s, family practice, pediatric and psychiatric clinicians to utilize with their practice. This intensive training program includes the half day training and three follow-up sessions and is presented by Project TEACH’s team of reproductive psychiatrists.

Project TEACH is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health and all services and events, such as this intensive training, are offered at no-cost to clinicians in New York State.

Course Descriptions

  • Epidemiology of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS)
  • Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Screening for PMADs and Assessing Suicide Risk
  • Non-Pharmacologic and Antidepressant Treatment for PMADs (pregnancy and lactation)

Target Audience

New York State primary care and family practice physicians, obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians and psychiatrists; as well as, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, and mental health clinicians working with primary care, pediatric or ob/gyn practices.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, learners will be able to/have:

  • Increased knowledge of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder assessment tools which will enable them to improve differential diagnosis in perinatal women.
  • Utilize evidence-based screening instruments to determine psychiatric/suicide risk which will enable them to improve their ability to treat and/or refer to specialized behavioral healthcare.
  • Up to date, evidence-based information about when, what, why, and how to use medications in the perinatal population.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Course opens: 
05/16/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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PROGRAM AGENDA

Monday, May 16th                                                                                                                          

Introduction & Overview

 

4:00 – 4:10pm         Welcome, Introduction and Project TEACH Overview

Kristina Deligiannidis, MD
 

4:10- 4:15pm            Attendee engagement period

 

4:15 – 4:40pm         Epidemiology of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis

                                    Joshna Singh, MD              

 

4:40 - 5:00pm         Screening for PMADs and Assessing Suicide Risk

Ellen Poleshuck, PhD and Jeffrey Iler, MD

 

5:00 - 5:25pm          Interactive Case Vignettes

                                    TBD may need to include more PT RPs

                                    Kristina Deligiannidis, MD

                                    Catherine Monk, PhD

Elizabeth Murphy Fitelson, MD

Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD

 

5:25 – 5:40pm          Break

 

5:40 – 6:10pm          Non-pharmacologic and Antidepressant Treatments for PMADs (pregnancy and lactation)

                                    Catherine Monk, PhD and Elizabeth Murphy Fitelson, MD

 

6:10 - 6:35pm           Interactive Case Vignettes

                                    TBD may need to include more PT RPs

                                    Kristina Deligiannidis, MD

Catherine Monk, PhD

Elizabeth Murphy Fitelson, MD

Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD

                                                                                                                           

6:35 – 7:00pm          Question and Answer Session

Moderator: Kristina Deligiannidis, MD

Panelists: Joshna Singh, MD

Catherine Monk, PhD

Elizabeth Murphy Fitelson, MD

Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD

 

Virtual Follow-Up Sessions                                                                                                       

12:00-1:00 p.m.

  1. May 23, 2022 – Unipolar depression:  Special dosing considerations during the perinatal period and what to do with antidepressant partial/non-response.
                                Joshna Singh, MD
  2. June 6, 2022 -  Suicide Risk Assessment and Management in Obstetric and Family Medicine Practices
                                Seetha Ramanathan, MD
  3. June 20, 2022 -  Role of OBGYNs and PCPs in the assessment and management of bipolar disorder during the perinatal period
                                Elizabeth Murphy Fitelson, MD

 

3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

McLean Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Price

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