ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) Visiting Fellowship October 21-25, 2019

October 21, 2019 to October 25, 2019

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: 
10/21/2019 - 7:45pm
Event ends: 
10/25/2019 - 2:00pm
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Date

    Time

Topic

Instructor

Location

Monday

10/21/2019

7:00 – 7:45 AM

Introduction and Overview

(Complimentary Continental Breakfast)

Roger Haskett, MD

Room 1070, 10th Floor

7:45 AM – 12:00 PM

ECT Practicum:

  • Outpatient ECT Assessments
  • ECT Preparation
  • ECT Treatment
  • Post ECT Recovery

Timothy Denko, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

ECT Treatment Suite

Room E-1009

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

 

 

1:00 – 2:30 PM

ECT Principles and Techniques

Electrode Placement-Stimulus Dosing-Seizure Monitoring

Roger Haskett, MD

Room 1070

2:30 – 5:00 PM

ECT Primer: APA Guidelines for Practicing ECT

(Complimentary Refreshments)

Carmen Andreescu, MD

Room 1070

Tuesday 10/22/2019

6:30 AM

Complimentary Breakfast

 

Room 1070

7:00 – 11:00 AM

ECT Practicum:

  • Outpatient ECT Assessments
  • ECT Preparation
  • ECT Treatment
  • Post ECT Recovery

 

Daniel Varon, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

ECT Treatment Suite

Room E-1009

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Medical Assessment and Management of the ECT Patient

Danforth Lincoln, MD

Room 1070

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

 

 

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Preparation and Management of the ECT Patient

Hospital and Ambulatory Procedures

Audrey Humes, BSN

Room 1070

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Continuous Clinical Care of the ECT Patient

(Complimentary Refreshments)

Audrey Humes, BSN

Room 1070

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Development and Management of an ECT Service:  Policy/Personnel/Facilities/Supplies/Licensure/QA

Alice Mullinary, BSN

Room 1070

 

 

Date

    Time

Topic

Instructor

Location

Wednesday

10/23/2019

 

No Breakfast this day – Practicum Starts at 8 AM

 

 

8:00 – 11:00 AM

ECT Practicum:

  • Outpatient ECT Assessments
  • ECT Preparation
  • ECT Treatment
  • Post ECT Recovery

Mukesh Sah, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

ECT Treatment Suite

Room E-1009

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Anesthesia Presentation

William McIvor, MD

Room 1070

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

 

 

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Optimization of ECT:  Review of Research Findings (Complimentary Refreshments)

Roger Haskett, MD

Room 1070

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Mechanism of Action

Daniel Varon, MD

Room 1070

Thursday 10/24/2019

6:30 AM

Complimentary Breakfast

 

Room 1070

7:00 – 11:00 AM

ECT Practicum:

  • Outpatient ECT Assessments
  • ECT Preparation
  • ECT Treatment
  • Post ECT Recovery

Daniel Varon, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

ECT Treatment Suite

Room E-1009

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ECT Integration

Mukesh Sah, MD

Room 1070

12:00 – 1:30 PM

ECT Case Reviews/Treatment Team

(Lunch is provided on this day)

ECT Faculty and Staff

Room 412

1:30 – 2:30 PM

Memory Ability and ECT

Meryl Butters, MD

Room 1070

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Center for Interventional Psychiatry

LalithKumar Solai, MD

Room 1070

 

 

 

Date

    Time

Topic

Instructor

Location

Friday

10/25/2019

6:30 AM

Complimentary Breakfast

 

Room 1070

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ECT Practicum:

  • Outpatient ECT Assessments
  • ECT Preparation
  • ECT Treatment
  • Post ECT Recovery

LalithKumar Solai, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

ECT Treatment Suite

Room E-1009

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Legal Issues

Mark Zacharia, Esq.

Room 1070

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Open Forum: Course Evaluation and CME Certification

Roger Haskett, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

Room 1070

2:00 PM

Adjournment

 

 

 

 

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

Carmen Andreescu, MD

Meryl Butters, Ph.D.

Timothy Denko, MD

Roger Haskett, MD

Audrey Humes, BSN

Danforth Lincoln, MD

William McIvor, MD, FASA

Alice Mullinary, RN, BSN

Mukesh Sah, MD

LalithKumar K. Solai, MD

Daniel Varon, MD

Mark Z. Zacharia, Esq.

 

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.

Directly sponsored

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/18/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
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