SPMI: CareOregon MEDS Ed for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

SPMI: CareOregon MEDS Ed for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals
Event on 2017-09-21 07:45:00
Thursday, September 21st 2017 – 7:45 am-11:30 am 1 in 4 primary care patients experience depression; yet primary care doctors identify less than 1/3 of these patients. People with mood disorders are 26% less likely to have a primary care doctor than those without a mental health disorder. People with psychotic disorders are 45% less likely. Among Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities, 49% have a mental illness. Join CareOregon's Behavioral Health and Integration Manager Diane Bocking, Senior Medical Director and Psychiatrist Doug Luther, and Psychiatric Pharmacist Kara Shirley, as they present practical working knowledge on dealing with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness in primary care settings. Diagnostic conditions, when to refer and what to expect in terms of monitoring and response, practical guidelines to medications, as well as patient resources and education, will all be covered. This workshop is FREE and includes continental breakfast. CareOregon’s pharmacy team hosts this ongoing examination of disease states that: • Highly impact patient quality of life • Require complex management • May lead to increased ED and hospital visits Attendees gain valuable tools and insights, exploring different elements of patient medication risk, improving their ability to contribute as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Attendance is limited, so please RSVP by September 8th. For questions: Paul Carson  

at CareOregon Inc
315 SW 5th
Portland, United States

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