Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Supporting Health with Technology - Telemedicine Practice through COVID & Beyond

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

Zoom, meeting ID: 846 5213 2931, password: 467251. 

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Chanel Heermann, MD, and Jan Lindsay, PhD Supporting Health with Technology: Telemedicine Practice through COVID & Beyond

Chanel Heermann, MD
Founder and Director, SynerGenius Telepresence
Faculty, Center for Mind-Body Medicine 
Guest Faculty, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Faculty, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, Saybrook University

Jan Lindsay, PhD
Licensed Psychologist at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, TX
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Review the empirical support for delivering mental health care via telehealth
  2. Discuss telehealth implementation, outcomes and lessons learned
  3. Describe patient and provider insights from experiences with video to home MH treatment
  4. Summarize the current evidence base for telemedicine group therapy and discuss any differences when compared to in-person groups
  5. Provide brief overview of the evolving regulatory, legislative, and ethical considerations related to the provision of telehealth

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting us at 520-270-3213. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Event Coordinator: 
Jamie Manser
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