ECHO-Chicago: Serious Mental Illness
At the conclusion of this activity, participatants will be able to:
- Identify challenges faced by SMI patients in primary care;
- Outline screening procedures for SMI in a primary care setting;
- State registry components of Population Health Management and how it can be used to track SMI patients;
- Define how screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) can be used to treat SMI patients;
- State the best practices for behavioral management including dealing with comorbid problems like pain and substance use disorders;
- Summarize how to use motivational interviewing for self-management support for SMI patients;
- Discuss how the recovery model can be used in the treatment of SMI patients;
- State the best practices for treating psychotic disorders;
- Examine the primary care challenges face when treating affective disorder and appropriate psychological interventions.
Director ECHO Chicago
Associate Chair for Clinical Services
Section Chief of Academic Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Comer Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.