Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Fridays Weekly

Time

12:00PM - 1:15PM EST

Target Audience:

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Start Date:

June 5, 2020

Session Structure:

Introductions & Announcements
(5 Minutes)

Didactic Presentation on a Weekly Topic
(20 Minutes)

Case Discussion
(40 Minutes)

Library Questions & Wrap-Up
(10 Minutes)

Commitment:

Attend Weekly Sessions
(At Least 60%)

Present a Client Case

Participate in Group Discussions

Provide Feedback Through Evaluation Activities

Hub Team

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Katie Sheehan
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Mark Bonta
Internist

Maria Zhang
Pharmacist

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician​

Megha Vatsya
Social Worker

Lucy Doan
Nurse Practitioner

Tresevgeni Lannis
Nurse Practitioner

Katie Langille
Nurse Practitioner

Integrated Mental and Physical Health

 ECHO IMPH aims to: 

(1) Explore assessment and management of mental health conditions that are complicated by physical health concerns;
(2) Integrate information from clinical guidelines to effectively prioritize care issues;
(3) Discuss prescribing challenges and optimal medication management for patients with co-occurring mental and physical health conditions; and
(4) Assist patients who are experiencing functional impairment due to co-occurring mental and physical health concerns.

 

Sample Curriculum Schedule

#1
(June 5, 2020)
Management of medically unexplained physical symptoms

#2
(June 12, 2020)
Endocrine
related disorders and mental health conditions

#3
(June 19, 2020)
Strategies for engaging patients with complex physical and mental health conditions

#4
(June 26, 2020)
Formulation

#5
(July 10, 2020)
Enhancing treatment adherence for patients with complex conditions

#6
(July 17, 2020)
Functional neurological symptoms

#7
(July 24, 2020)
Approaches to co-occuring cardiovascular disease & mood disorders

#8
(July 31, 2020)
Managing mental health in common GI conditions

#9
(August 7, 2020)
Managing mental health after a stroke

#10
(August 14, 2020)
Complementary & Alternative Medicine

#11
(August 14, 2020)
Personality disorders: cluster B

#12
(August 21, 2020)
TBD