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How to Address COVID 19 Across Inpatient, Residential and Other Non-ambulatory Care Settings

Activity Type:

  • Webinar

Release Date: 3/26/2020

Expiration Date: 5/1/2020

  • Participation: 1


Event Details

The live presentation will take place on April 1, 2020, 2:00-3:00pm ET.

Due to system capacity the webinar will be limited to 1,000 participants. Advance registration is encouraged. 

Can't attend the live presentation? A recording will be made available for free on the Learning Center following the presentation. 


APA and the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare (NABH) will host a joint webinar discussion with experts working in inpatient, residential, and other non-ambulatory care settings about how they are assessing the current environment and developing new protocols to care for their patients during the COVID 19 crisis. Hear from experts about how to manage through different types of services, key messages to give to your team leaders, unique challenges for people with SMI, how to approach group therapy, and more. A recording will be made available after the event. 


  • General Member - Free
  • Resident-Fellow Member - Free
  • Medical Student Member - Free
  • Non-Member - Free

Target Audience

Psychiatrists, Residents/Fellows, Physicians

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour
Program Start Date: April 1, 2020 
Program End Date: April 1, 2020

How to Earn Credit

This activity has not been designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. An official CME certificate (physician) is not available. Individuals who wish to claim a certificate of completion may do so by completing all sections of the activity.

Continuing Education Credit

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This webinar, however, is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures


  • Harsh Trivedi, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt Health Systems.
  • Ryan Kimmel, MD, Chief of Psychiatry, University of Washington Medical Center.
  • Frank A. Ghinassi, Ph.D ABPP, CEO, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.


  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Director, Division of Education and Deputy Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association.
  • Kristin Kroeger, Chief of Policy, Programs, and Partnership, American Psychiatric Association.
  • Shawn Coughlin, CEO, National Association for Behavioral Healthcare.
  • Kirsten Birinio, Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, National Association for Behavioral Healthcare.

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

The American Psychiatric Association is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities.  Please contact the American Psychiatric Association at 202-559-3900, if you require assistance seven (7) days prior to the start of a live webinar.

Hardware/Software Requirements

We recommend that prior to the webinar, you check system requirements to ensure your device is compatible and rule out connectivity issuess.

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This website requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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