Increasing access to evidence-based interventions for common mental disorders in underserved communities in the United States: Lessons from Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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Availability
On-Demand
Expires on Nov 16, 2024
Cost
$0.00
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
1 COP Credit

This webinar will describe effective strategies from Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) for increasing access to care in low resource settings and how these strategies can be adapted to similar settings in the United States. The practices that evidence has proven will be outlined to discuss approaches that can be applied in Low and Middle Income African American communities.

Format

Recorded webinar, non-interactive, self-paced distance learning activity.

This presentation was recorded on September 15, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify barriers to mental health care in underserved communities in the United States
  • Incorporate strategies used in LMICs to increase access to care
  • Implement opportunities for adapting these strategies in the United States

Target Audience

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Physician (non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant , Other mental health professionals

Instructional Level

Intermediate

Estimate Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour
Program Start Date: November 16, 2021 
Program End Date: November 16, 2024

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or a certificate of participation may do so by viewing the live presentation and completing the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (other disciplines) showing the event date and hours earned. 

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

All financial relationships relevant to this activity have been mitigated.

Instructor

  • Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H, Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director, Errera Community Care Center, VA Connecticut Health Care System. Iheanacho's research is focused on modalities for increasing access to evidence-based interventions for underserved and vulnerable populations with mental and substance use disorders.

Planners

  • Nitin Gogtay, M.D., APA Chief of Research, Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

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Technical Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using any of the following:

  • The latest and 2nd latest public versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11+

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Optimal System Configuration:

  • Browser: Google Chrome (latest and 2nd latest version), Safari (latest and 2nd latest version), Internet Explorer 11.0+, Firefox (latest and 2nd latest version), or Microsoft Edge (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows versions 8.1+, Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) +, Android (latest and 2nd latest version), or iOS/iPad OS (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: Windows 8.1 or higher; 1 GB (for 32-bit)/2 GB (for 64-bit) or higher RAM; Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher with latest updates installed; Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor; 512 MB or higher RAM; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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