2020 MPS Virtual Series Schedule -
Sept 15, 7-8:30 pm Interactive Town Hall – “Antiracism: Catalyzing a Moment to a Movement”
Host: MPS President Allison Holt, MD, FAPA; Facilitator: Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD;
Panelists: Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, DFAPA, Mayo; MN Doctors for Health Equity President Mike Aylward, MD;
Advisor MN Assoc of African American Physicians President Dionne Hart, MD, DFAPA
Sept 22, 7-8pm – Community Trauma and Secondary Trauma
Sophia Albott, MD, Psychiatrist & Researcher, University of Minnesota
Sept 29, 7-8pm – Minnesota Resilience Action Plan (MinnRAP) / The Buddy System
University of Minnesota Team: Department Head Sophia Vinogradov, MD; Jeffrey Wozniak, PhD;
Annie Walsh, Sophia Albott, MD
Oct 6, 7-8:30pm – Telemed Fundamentals & Support: From Policy to Practice
Presenters: Telehealth Consultant and Telepsychiatry practice founder Michael Farnsworth, MD, DFAPA;
Minnesota State Legislator and policy expert Senator Julie Rosen,
HCMC Department Chair Eduardo Colon, MD, on the FQHC patient & funding perspectives on equity/efficacy
Oct 13, 7-8pm – Telemed for SUD
Presenters: Addiction Psychiatrist, University of Minnesota Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program
Director Sheila Specker, MD, DFAPA
Oct 20, 7-8pm – Teleconsultation / Tele-psychotherapy
Presenters: Minnesota Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry President and Consulting Child and
Adolescent Psychiatrist for the Psychiatric Assistance Line (PAL) Josh Stein, MD, PAL;
Psychiatrist Svetlana Simovic, MD, MPSI
Educational Objectives - At the end of the educational activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the differences between working toward health equity vs ending health disparities.
- Discuss health professionals' ethical and professional resposibiities related to systemic racism.
- List actionable ways to advocate as an individual and as part of a system.
- Recognize, assess, and treat secondary trauma.
- Identify protective and/or preventative measures to lessen long term impact of traumatic events in the community.
- Describe the Minnesota Resilience Action Plan (MinnRAP) and be able to adapt its principles to your practice or system needs.
- Review the current Minnesota telemedicine policy and reimbursment environment.
- Review the current Minnesota telemedicine infrastructure environment, including access to Internet, technology, and devices.
- Describe the evolution of Minnesota's telemedicine environment.
- List current limitations of technology, specifically for underserved and underresourced communities.
- Discuss traditional in-person and virtual SUD treatment delivery model limitations and advantages, and identify effective uses of technology to improve access.
- Identify resources and locate immediate SUD treatment openings.
- Describe the Psychiatric Assistance Line (PAL) purpose and how its accessibiilty to primary care can improve access and outcomes for patients.
- Discuss advantages and challenges of delivering psychotherapy in a virtual setting.
Who Should Attend
This educational activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, social workers, physician assistants, registered nurses, advance practice nurses, and clinic administrators. All mental health and medical professional, including students and residents are welcome to join the discussion to share, learn, build!
Jointly provided by the American Psychiatric Association and the Minnesota Psychiatric Society
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Minnesota Psychiatric Society. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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