ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) Visiting Fellowship October 25-29, 2021

October 25, 2021 to October 29, 2021

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: 
  • 40.00 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.
  • 40.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/29/2021
Course expires: 
11/30/2021
Event starts: 
10/25/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/29/2021 - 1:30pm

 

 

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

 

ECT FELLOWSHIP IN ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY

October 25-29, 2021

 

 

COURSE DIRECTOR:

 

Tejal Bhojak, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Medical Director, ECT Services

Center for Interventional Psychiatry

Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

 

FACULTY:

 

Carmen Andreescu, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh

Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

Meryl Butters, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Intervention Research Center for Late-Life Mood Disorders

 

Timothy Denko, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

Marie Ann Gebara, M.D.

Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

Audrey Humes, BSN

Nurse Clinical Manager

Electroconvulsive Therapy Service

Western Psychiatric Hospital

 

Danforth Lincoln, MD

Faculty Clinician

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

William McIvor, M.D. FASA

Professor of Anesthesiology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

LalithKumar K. Solai, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

ICCE Mental Health Chief

Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina

 

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 40.0 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

  • 40.00 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.
  • 40.00 Attendance
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