Foundations in Trauma-Informed Care - UPMC Learning

This module focuses on foundations in Trauma-informed care, which by nature promotes inter-professional collaboration. Given the ubiquitous nature of trauma and its sequelae, aspects of this module are relevant across all medical settings, disciplines, and healthcare professions.

The course content for this training is hosted on The UPMC Learning website, which is only accessible to those who are directly employed by UPMC.   

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define trauma and recognize various types of traumatic experiences
  • Evaluate adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and their impact on health
  • Describe and apply the key principles of trauma-informed care
  • Learn about workplace trauma and its impact on personal wellbeing
  • Identify strategies to manage workplace trauma
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 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.
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/16/2024
Course expires: 
02/16/2027
UPMC Learning
United States

Planning Committee:
Alison Popivchak, E-RYT, C-IAYT - Yoga Therapist, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, UPMC
Aloysius Joseph, PhD - Director, Substance Abuse Programs at Corizon Health Inc. 

Course Director:

Jessica Stephens, DO – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UPMC

No planners, 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 to disclose.


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.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and 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 0.5 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

    • 0.50 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.
    • 0.50 Attendance
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    There is no educational content to this course, this is hosted on UPMC Learning website.