Title Category Credit Event date Cost
Supratentorial Matters Associated with Obesity
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 This activity focuses on the physiological processes that occur in obesity and cause fundamental changes in neurocircuitry that impact mental and physical health, sleep, aging, and the experience of pain. Participants will examine the cycle of obesity and how bias, stigma, discrimination, and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) negatively contribute to these mental and physical effects.
Supporting Resiliency in Older Adults: A Focus on Life’s Purpose
  • Behavioral health
  • Health Equity
  • Older Adults
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • NAB - Nursing Home Administers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 This activity will provide an overview of the role of resilience and PIL, examine characteristics associated with resilience and PIL and describe intervention strategies to promote resilience and successful aging in older adults.
The Pandemic-Related Transformation of Behavioral Health Care Delivery: 2022 and Beyond
  • Behavioral health
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 In this activity, participants will explore the pandemic’s impacts on individuals’ mental health, including the increasing risks for, and prevalence of, stress, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, especially for special populations such as front-line personnel (i.e., health care professionals (HCPs), teachers and funeral directors), children and the millennial and geriatric populations. In addition, participants will review the multifaceted effects of the pandemic on the behavioral health care delivery system, specifically regarding access to care, delivery of services and digital health utilization. The implications for current and future utilization of delivery modalities, such as telehealth, behavioral health coaching and other mental health care management strategies will be discussed, taking into consideration the behavioral health care concerns that have emerged during this transitional time in response to the transforming health care landscape and the population’s evolving mental health care needs. 
Complex Medical Conditions in Children: Utilizing Personalized Treatments and Addressing Health Disparities
  • Disease Management
  • Health Equity
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 This activity will focus on the connection between SDoH and how they may impact access to care, treatment and health outcomes for children with rare and CMC. Learners will be provided with strategies and resources that can address these negative effects. The importance of access to personalized care that they require to live their healthiest lives will be addressed.
Living-Donor Liver Transplant for Patients with Liver Cancer
  • Disease Management
  • Managed care
  • Oncology
  • Transplantation
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 This activity will provide an overview of the living-donor liver transplant procedure, the advantages and disadvantages of living-donor liver transplant, and the optimal timing for offering living donations to patients with liver cancer. Dr. Hughes will discuss the innovative approach advanced by experts at UPMC in which patients with liver cancer are offered the option of a living-donor transplant. He will discuss the experience and expertise offered by the UPMC Liver Transplant Program and their collaborative approach to working with referring physicians.
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa 101 for Care Advocates
  • Behavioral health
  • Wellness
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 This activity will provide education about the current statistics, incidence, and indicators of anorexia and examine the populations at increased risk for this illness. It will elaborate on the mental health effects of this disease and the relationship between diagnosis, treatment, and positive health outcomes. Interventional strategies, both preventive and treatment-based, will be discussed and will include a focus on the responsibilities and stressors that affect caregivers. Best practices that include improved communication among health care professionals, support for caregivers, and the integration of social/community support services will also be examined.
Behavioral Health Identification, Treatment and Referral in Primary Care-Part Two: Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care
  • Behavioral health
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
$0.00 This activity will focus on the integration of behavioral health services into the clinical primary care setting for SUD and discuss breaking the stigma and setting the stage for collaboration. Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures related to SUD will also be examined, as well as why these measures are important to establish a therapeutic alliance and a collaborative, stigma-free approach to care.
Why Do Smart People Make Mistakes? The Answers are Worthy of a Nobel Prize
  • Behavioral health
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Participants in this activity will learn about the system framework theory of decision-making and how System I- and System II-type cognitive processes can best be utilized in the health care setting. The role of heuristics (mental “shortcuts” and rules-of-thumb) will be examined, as well as the types of cognitive biases (inherent and often unconscious systematic errors in thinking) that most commonly result in negative health outcomes. Debiasing strategies to address these negative influences on rational and optimal decision-making that are applicable to the self and the health care team will be explored. 
Cervical Cancer: Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment Options and Outcomes
  • Oncology
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 During this educational activity, learners will become familiar with the etiology and diagnosis of cervical cancer and explore treatment options and outcomes for relapsed, recurrent and metastatic disease. Advances in current cervical cancer clinical research trials will also be addressed.
Suicide: Prevalence, Predictive Indicators and Interventional Treatments
  • Behavioral health
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 This activity will provide education about predictive indicators of suicide risk, and how to best evaluate individuals for these risks and stressors. The history and incidence of suicide, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts will be examined, along with the prevalence of suicidality among certain populations, including those of differing gender, race, age, and socioeconomic groups. HCPs will identify interventional treatments that address suicide’s risk factors and how to incorporate interprofessional cooperation between HCPs and social service programs to intervene on behalf of patients who are at increased suicidal risk.

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