Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Fridays Weekly

Time

12:00PM - 1:15PM EST

Target Audience:

Physicians & Nurse Practitioners

Start Date:

January 8, 2021

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

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician​

Megha Vatsya
Occupational Therapist

Sonia Thomas
Pharmacist

Bonnie Nghiem
Pharmacist

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
Management of medically unexplained physical symptom

#2
Endocrine
related disorders and mental health conditions

#3
Strategies for engaging patients with complex physical and mental health conditions

#4
Formulation

#5
Enhancing treatment adherence for patients with complex conditions

#6
Functional neurological symptoms

#7
Approaches to co-occuring cardiovascular disease & mood disorders

#8
Managing mental health in common GI conditions

#9
Managing mental health after a stroke

#10
Complementary & Alternative Medicine

#11 Personality disorders: cluster B