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Family Physicians, Medical Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Rehab Therapists, Residents, Students, and other Healthcare Professionals.
At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:
Employ assessment and diagnostic skills related to numerous mental health concerns throughout the lifespan.
Describe comprehensive treatment plans utilizing a variety of therapeutic strategies, including pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
Identify the latest clinical practice guidelines specific to each mental health concern addressed during this educational event.
Evaluate the mental health needs of specific patient populations and know how to best meet those needs.
Cite local, provincial and national resources, including online resources, specific to mental health concerns.
Decide when a referral for a specialty assessment or tertiary care should be made.
Realize that the provisions of excellent mental health care requires a multidisciplinary effort, whenever possible.
Evaluate stress and burnout in self and others, identify ways to minimize risk, and know where to access help.
McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office (CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.
This one credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office for up to 14.5 Mainpro+ credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office. You may claim a maximum of 14.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
The American Medical Association: Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, Physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme
Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that he/ she actually spent in the educational activity.