Practical Pearls in Managing Pediatric Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Primary Care
Competency in the early recognition, identification and treatment of ADHD in young patients is essential for pediatric primary care clinicians. Pediatric primary care providers should recognize ADHD as a condition requiring chronic care. This activity will discuss ADHD, including ASD, the long-term impact of ADHD pharmacotherapy, and how to create a treatment plan for ADHD, including the use of off-label medications.
Category
  • Behavioral health
  • Pediatrics
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
Schizophrenic Patients on Long-term Oral/Topical Antipsychotic Treatment Without a Trial of Atypical Long-acting Injectable Therapy: A Tenncare Initiative
TennCare, in collaboration with Optum Rx, developed a multimodal program focused on encouraging LAI antipsychotic utilization and improving outcomes for patients with schizophrenia. This E-newsletter will provide an overview of the program, including details regarding the benefits of LAI atypical antipsychotics and other available agents, a brief review of schizophrenia and potential clinical steps. Additional information regarding the retrospective drug utilization review process and the rationale for brand drug preference will also be highlighted.
Category
  • Behavioral health
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 0.50 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 0.50 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 0.50 AMA - Physicians
  • 0.50 ANCC - Nurses
  • 0.50 Attendance - General Attendance
Practical Pearls in Managing Pediatric Aggression in Primary Care
Pediatric primary care providers play an important role in addressing behavioral health (BH) problems and the delivery of services to address these problems. This activity will discuss the management and treatment for pediatric aggression and the core symptoms of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD), conduct disorder (CD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and early onset bipolar disorder. ASD with aggressive behavior will also be highlighted.
Category
  • Behavioral health
  • Pediatrics
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
This activity will provide an overview of neurodiversity and examine the essential features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including deficits in social communication and interaction, as well as distinct patterns of repetitive behaviors, interests and activities. It will also discuss ASD and developmental screening and explore optimal approaches to care following a diagnosis.
Category
  • Behavioral health
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Treatment Options for Children
This activity will focus on various evidence-based treatments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including psychopharmacology, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and intensive behavioral therapies, including applied behavioral analysis (ABA). The significance of early intervention services and educational support beyond preschool will be highlighted. In addition, the benefits of supportive practices such as mindfulness and stress management for caregivers will be explored.
Category
  • Behavioral health
Format
  • Live Webcasts
Credits
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 BACB – ABA Behavior Analysts
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
Basics of an Effective Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician as a Partner in the Medical Home Model
Pediatric primary care has become an important venue for providing mental health services to children and adolescents. Integrated interventions with primary care providers as partners in the Medical Home Model designed to address mental health problems in pediatric health care can create optimal productivity and functionality for clinicians in joint patient care. This activity will discuss the role of effective integrated behavioral health care to aid in maximizing effectiveness and efficiency in joint visits.
Category
  • Behavioral health
  • Pediatrics
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
The Future of Telehealth: Implications for Health Care Practitioners
In this activity, learners will benefit from an overview of the current state of digital health, future capabilities and how utilization may influence the health care team and practice on multiple levels. Specifically, this activity will review reimbursement and legal and regulatory implications and will examine evolving digital health policies and utilization guidelines. 
Category
  • Digital health
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
The Diagnostic Odyssey for Individuals With Rare Diseases: Kaposiform Lymphangiomatosis and Other Lymphatic Conditions
Patient and doctors stand near the entrance to a circular maze.
This activity will explore recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of KLA and other lymphatic conditions, including current clinical trials. It will also share insights and perspectives from and provide strategies to support the well-being of both the individual and their family/caregiver(s).
Category
  • Disease management
  • Health equity
  • Rare diseases
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 APA - Psychologists
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers
The Diagnostic Odyssey for Individuals With Rare Diseases: Spotlight on the Caregiver, Lymphangiomatosis (Podcast)
Patient and doctors stand near the entrance to a circular maze.
This podcast will share insights and perspectives directly from Diane Bomberg and provide strategies that the interprofessional health care team can utilize to better support those impacted by rare diseases such as lymphangiomatosis.
Category
  • Disease management
  • Health equity
  • Rare diseases
Format
  • Podcasts
Credits
  • 0.75 ACPE - Pharmacists
  • 0.75 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • 0.75 AMA - Physicians
  • 0.75 ANCC - Nurses
  • 0.75 APA - Psychologists
  • 0.75 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 0.75 CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • 0.75 ASWB - Social Workers
Building Resilience
The daily stressors associated with providing care can often lead health care professionals (HCPs) to feel emotional exhaustion, decreased empathy, reduced effectiveness, decreased work-related fulfillment and a lack of accomplishment. This activity will provide HCPs with individual and organizational strategies to increase resilience (the ability to cope with and recover from difficult experiences) and proactively respond to challenging situations, both of which can improve mood and mental health and increase joy and satisfaction in daily health care practice. It will also describe individual and team-related traits necessary to develop resiliency and discuss preventive measures to counteract burnout.
Category
Format
  • Online Education
Credits
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
  • 1.00 CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • 1.00 ASWB - Social Workers

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