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Continuing education credits still available through UnitedHealthcare series

Publication Date: Jul 13, 2022

 

The United Healthcare Behavioral Health Education Series allows for medical professionals to receive continuing education credits through asynchronous courses. Each webinar is an hour long, and can be used for 1.0 credit hours of continuing education credit.

 

Session topics include:

  • Leveraging Measurement-based Care for Better Patient Care and Practice Improvement 
    • Measurement-based care (MBC), also known as routine outcome monitoring, is a systematic and ongoing ‘assessment as intervention’ practice. There are four critical aspects of MBC: patients regularly complete outcome measures, clinicians view resulting interpreted results as feedback, the feedback influences clinical decision-making, and is shared in sessions with the patient. Several systematic reviews and meta-analyses support MBC as an evidence-based practice for treatment effectiveness (improved outcomes) and efficiency (fewer dropouts, less time to treatment response). This presentation will provide an introduction to MBC as a valuable tool for patient engagement and clinical decision support. Examples will span a variety of settings and populations including youth mental health and integrated care. 

 

  • Psychological Treatment of ADHD
    • This presentation will provide an overview of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Participants will learn about the symptoms of ADHD, DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, prevalence, course, and long-term outcomes of ADHD. Additionally, the importance of comprehensive evaluation for ADHD will be addressed, due to the range of other causes of symptoms of ADHD and the frequency of comorbidities associated with ADHD. Participants will be exposed to components of a comprehensive multi-method, multi-rater evaluation for ADHD. Presenters will also discuss empirically supported interventions for ADHD, including specific behavioral strategies that can be utilized by PCPs.

 

  • Pediatric Integrated Primary Care: What It Is and Why It Matters
    • This session will introduce the integration of behavioral health providers in primary care practices as well as the technical assistance the Mid-America MHTTC offers in this field. Speakers will demonstrate how integration efforts increase access to behavioral health, increase appointment attendance, and reduce stigma. Members of the Mid-America MHTTC Integrated Care Program will welcome requests to establish and/or enhance integration efforts in primary care.

 

Learn more about the series & access course content here

 

This series is produced in collaboration with UnitedHealthcare.