(Education and Consultative Services (formerly OERP) of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital) Microsoft Teams Learning Series: What Can You Do When Traditional Treatments Don’t Work June 24, 2020
What Can You Do When Traditional Treatments Don’t Work
Ketamine and Esketamine are the latest drugs getting lot of attention for their promise in treating treatment resistant depression. Esketamine got approved by FDA for use in treatment resistant depression earlier this summer. This introductory presentation with provide information on the scientific data on the efficacy of these drugs, their side effects and limitations.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
1. Articulate the options for patients if traditional treatments fail
2. Describe concerns related to the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
3. Describe concerns related to the use of Ketamine or Esketamin
LalithKumar K. Solai, MD, Service Chief & Medical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Service, Medical Director, Center for Interventional Psychiatry, Medical Director, Patient Safety Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
Natasha Brinkley, BA Lead Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Technician Center for Interventional Psychiatry UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Pittsburgh, PA.
Pat Dawson, RN Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Outpatient Co-Ordinator Center for Interventional Psychiatry UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Pittsburgh, PA.
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.
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.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
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.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 Attendance