Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (PPP) Mini-Fellowship

SEPTEMBER 24-27, 2020


Join Continuing Medical Education its virtual offering of The REACH Institute’s Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (PPP) Mini-Fellowship. This innovative program increases clinicians' comfort with assessing, diagnosing, and treating pediatric mental health concerns. 

  • A dynamic, virtual 15-hour interactive course focused on building skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating pediatric behavioral health problems.
  • A six-month, case-based distance-learning program. Participants join 12 bi-monthly, 1 hour group conference calls with local primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry experts to learn how to manage pediatric mental health issues encountered in daily practice.

All participants will receive custom-designed toolkits with guides, assessment instruments, dosing and side effect charts, medication comparison tables, and handouts for patients and parents.

Course Goals

In order to effectively use medications for pediatric behavioral health problems, participants learn to:

  1. Correctly identify and differentiate among pediatric behavioral health problems such as childhood depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety states (including PTSD), oppositional and conduct disorders, and psychosis.
  2. Effectively manage psychopharmacology: selecting medications, initiating and tapering dosages, monitoring improvements, and identifying and minimizing medication side effects.
  3. Create and implement a treatment plan by mobilizing existing resources like family members, school personnel, and other professional caregivers.

Upcoming Program Dates: September 24-27, 2020
Registration Fee: $700 + GST
Platform: USask, Cisco Webex Meetings 

Conference Agenda

All of the spots for this offering have been filled. Please add your name to the waitlist. 

Accreditation

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and accredited by the Division of Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan for up to 24.5 MOC credit hours. 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan. You may claim a maximum of 3.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated). 

College of Family Physicians of Canada:  This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 79.5 Mainpro+ credits.   

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations.   

For further information, please contact Jessica Wylie, Program Coordinator, at jessica.wylie@usask.ca

 Jessica Wylie
Program/Event Coordinator
University of Saskatchewan
Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine
Ph: 306-966-7795