Integrated Mental and Physical Health

PROGRAM GOALS

ECHO Ontario Integrated Mental and Physical Health 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.

PROGRAM INFO

Location: Zoom Videoconferencing

Time: 12:00PM to 1:15PM EST

Length: 12 Sessions (Jun 2022 – Aug 2022)

When: Friday Afternoons (Weekly)

Target Audience: Healthcare Providers

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Below is a list of curriculum topics that are often featured this program.

  1. Management of Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  2. Case Formulation
  3. Using Attachment Theory to Inform Care
  4. Long Covid
  5. Managing Mental Health in Common GI Conditions
  6. Borderline Personality Disorder
  7. Collaborating Around Treatment Planning
  8. Trauma Informed Approach to Chronic Pain Management
  9. Functional Neurological Disorders
  10. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  11. Endocrine-Related Disorders and Mental Health Conditions
  12. Flex Session (Topic TBD Based on Need)

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

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SESSION STRUCTURE

Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements – 5 minutes

Didactic Presentation – 20 minutes

Case Discussion – 40 minutes

Addressing Outstanding Questions and Session Wrap-Up – 10 minutes

WHAT'S THE COMMITMENT?

Attend 60% of program sessions

Present an anonymized case

Participate in group discussions

Provide feedback through evaluation activities

 

WHO'S RUNNING THESE SESSIONS?

Our program sessions are run by an inter-professional Hub Team from multiple health organizations across Ontario. 

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These individuals make up our IMPH Hub Team:

  1. Sanjeev Sockalingam (Psychiatrist/Co-Lead)
  2. Katie Sheehan (Psychiatrist/Co-Lead)
  3.  Mark Bonta (Internist)
  4. Javed Alloo (Family Physician)
  5. Megha Vatsya (Occupational Therapist)
  6. Sonia Thomas (Pharmacist)
  7. Bonnie Nghiem (Pharmacist)
  8. Katie Langille (Nurse Practitioner)