Pediatric Mental Health in Primary Care
At this full-day conference, regional and national experts provided education on pediatric mental health topics selected by primary care provider surveys, conducted annually by WI CPCP. Four hours of accredited CME/CE were offered for MD, DO, PA, and APNP providers.
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Friday, November 3, 2023
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
8-8:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:45-9 a.m. Opening Remarks - Jon Lehrmann, MD
9-10 a.m. Anxiety in Pediatric Patients: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment - Elizabeth Wallis, MD, MSHP, FAAP
Identify the ways that pediatric anxiety disorders may present in the primary care setting.
Discuss the evaluation of anxiety and approach to treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents and describe pharmacological and therapy approaches to the treatment of anxiety.
10-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:30 a.m. Suicide Risk Screening in Pediatric Primary Care: From Research to Practice - Lisa M. Horowitz, PhD, MPH*
Identify the public health crisis of youth suicide, including significant demographic disparities and describe how a three-tiered suicide risk screening clinical pathway can be feasibly implemented within pediatric primary care settings.
11:30-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m. Psychopharm for the Pediatric Provider - John T. Walkup, MD
Identify the presenting symptom profiles of children who are likely to require medication management and discuss the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of psychopharmacology in pediatric primary care.
1:30-1:45 p.m. Break
1:45-2:45 p.m. Effects of Social Media on Pediatric Mental Health - Ellen M. Selkie, MD, MPH
Identify both the negative and the positive aspects of social media in relation to mental health and conduct an online safety assessment and plan to address social media’s impact on mental health in your practice.
2:45-3 p.m. Closing Remarks
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The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course Planning Committee
Co-Directors of Activity:
Rosa Kim, MD
Medical Director, WI CPCP, Assistant Professor, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, MCW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
Katelyn Frankwick, PA-C
Melissa Hayes, MEd
Matthew Jandrisevits, PhD
Christina Lium, MPH
Betsy Manor, MD
Lauren Mayer, APNP
Elizabeth Nelson, MA
Kimberly Nesseth, RN