ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) Visiting Fellowship February 3-7, 2020

February 3, 2020 to February 7, 2020

This course will review the clinical practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).

 

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Physician

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the fellowship program, the participants should be able to identify the following:

Clinical indications, relative contraindications, side effects, and adverse risks of ECT. 

Clinical evaluation and management of ECT patients.

Clinical and technical aspects of ECT administration.

Techniques in lead placement, stimulus dosing, and seizure monitoring.

ECT anesthesia procedures.

Informed consent and legal aspects of ECT.

Clinical implications for special populations.

ECT acute maintenance treatment.

Recent developments in ECT devices.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 35.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/18/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
02/03/2020 - 7:45pm
Event ends: 
02/07/2020 - 2:00pm

 

 

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses

 

COURSE DIRECTOR:

 

Roger F. Haskett, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

FACULTY:

 

Carmen Andreescu, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

Timothy Denko, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

Audrey Humes, BSN

Nurse Clinical Manager

Electroconvulsive Therapy Service

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

Danforth Lincoln, MD

Faculty Clinician

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Rachael Zoccole, RN, BSN

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

Mukesh Sah, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Training/Education Director, General Adult Psychiatry

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

LalithKumar K. Solai, MD

Service Chief & Medical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Service

Medical Director, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Service

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Associate Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Daniel Varon, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

Mark Z. Zacharia, Esq.

Assistant Counsel

UPMC Corporate Legal Department

Faculty Disclosure

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

 

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 35.50 Attendance
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