Antidepressant Medication Update for the Primary Care Provider: Objectives
1. List the classes of antidepressants, and major differences between them, including indications, contraindications, major side-effects and contraindications.
2. Understand the various indications antidepressant medications are used for, in addition to depression.
3. Given various cases, choose the most appropriate antidepressant for the indication desired.
Telepsychiatry and Primary Care- Pushing the Boundaries: Objectives
1. Identify challenges to psychiatric care that telepsychiatry can help with
2. Identify some steps that can be utilized in primary care practices to promote telepsychiatry use
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Dr. Smith is the Director of the Division of Psychiatry at UNECOM and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. He leads the Division of Psychiatry as well as the UNECOM OMS-II Psychiatry Curriculum and is involved in the crafting of the clinical rotation psychiatry curricula. He also is Chair of the COM Curriculum Committee (Curriculum Advisory Committee, CAC). He is a Diplomat of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (AOBNP) and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He advises our Neuropsychiatry Club and also is co-Advisor for the Gold Humanism Award. He was named 2014-2015 UNECOM Clinical Faculty Member of the Year as well as 2016 Maine Osteopathic Association Young Physician of the Year., and 2018 American Osteopathic Foundation's (AOF's) James Lally, DO, Emerging Leader of the Year. He is Chair of the COMAT Psychiatry Examination Committee for the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) through the end of 2018, and starting in 2019, will be Department Chair of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Clinical Neurosciences, and is involved in a number of different activities within the NBOME. He also serves on the Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure as a Board Member.
Dr. Smith has no real or apparent conflicts of interest in relation to this session.
Dr. Ng practices psychiatry at Acadia Hospital in Bangor, ME and Mercy Hospital in Portland, ME. He attended SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, becoming an MD in 1991. He continued his training at St. Vincents Hospital and Medical Center of New York (1995) and New York State Pscyhiatric Institute (1996). He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Ng has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to disclose in relation to this session.
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