Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care (PPP) Mini-Fellowship Patient-Centered
November 22 - 24, 2019
Join The REACH Institute in Saskatoon for its 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. Program includes:
- A dynamic three-day, 18-hour interactive course focused on building skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating pediatric
health problems. behavioral
- A six-month, case-based distance-learning program. Participants join 12 bi-monthly,
group conference calls with national primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry experts to learn how to manage pediatric mental health issues encountered in daily practice. 1 hour
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.
In order to effectively use medications for pediatric
1. Correctly identify and differentiate among pediatric
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.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development.
This program is now at full capacity. Please add yourself to the waitlist here. (with link https://ccdeconference.usask.ca/index.aspx?cid=435).
For further information, please contact Jessica Wylie,