COVID-19 Impacts: Addressing Mental Health Issues in Adults

May 11 (Tue) | 1830–2000 PDT +Add to Calendar
Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers.
Overview: Register now for this free webinar where highly experienced and knowledgeable specialists and family physicians will answer your questions and share their expertise, experiences, resources, and recommendations in assessing and managing adults with mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Panel: Dr. Ashnoor Nagji: MD, CCFP, Family Physician, Clinical Associate Professor, UBC; Vancouver Division of Family Practice Primary Maternity Care Network Committee Chair, Dr. Grant Millar: MD, FRCPC; Physician Lead – Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, St. Paul’s Hospital; Clinical Instructor, University of British Columbia, Dr. Daniel Vigo: MD, Lic. Psych, DrPH; Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia; Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences, Dr. Kathryn Fung: MD, FRCPC, Psychiatrist; Clinical Associate Professor, UBC; UBC Program Director – Undergraduate Psychiatry; Medical Lead – BC Medical Quality Initiative – Medical Staff Practice Enhancement Panels, and Dr. Steven Taylor: Ph.D., R.Psych; Professor & Clinical Psychologist, University of British Columbia
Moderator: Dr. Christie Newton: MD, CCFP, FCFP, Associate Professor, Associate Head Education and Engagement, Medical Director UBC Health Clinic, UBC
Skills Gained:

  1. Assess the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on your adult patients.
  2. Apply best practices and respond to the mental health impacts of the pandemic on your adult patients.
  3. Identify available resources to support your patient care.

Up to 1.5 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits
Course Webpage | Registration Form

COVID-19 Impacts: Tackling Youth Substance Use Challenges During the Pandemic

Jun 16 (Wed) | 1830–2000 PDT +Add to Calendar
Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers.
Overview: Free webinar where our panel will answer your questions and share their experiences, resources, and recommendations in supporting and managing youth with substance use issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Panel: Dr. Hayley Broker: Family Physician at Foundry, Dr. Steve Mathias: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist, Executive Director of Foundry, Dr. Carol-Ann Saari: Medical Lead and Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, VIHA, Dr. Tom Warshawski: Pediatrician, Medical Director for Child and Youth Health, IHA, and Dr. David Smith: Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist and Medical Director for C&A Psychiatry, IHA.
Skills Gained:

  1. Describe evidence informed prevention and screening processes for children and youth at risk for substance use.
  2. Apply early intervention best practices when encountering children and youth with substance use issues.
  3. Identify available resources and current work on developing clinical care pathways.

Up to 1.5 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits
Course Webpage | Registration Form

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