Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Aggression Screening, Documentation and Prevention

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Presented by
Geetha Jayaram, MD, MBA
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine,
Health Policy and Management and Armstrong Institute of Patient Safety

Target Audience
Primary Care Physicians

$0 for UF Participants
$35.00 non-UF Participants

Program Description
This CME activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test. Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials, is one hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • This CME activity consists of an educational component (audio lecture in an electronic format, which is followed by an online post-test).
  • Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.
  • In order to receive credit, participants must view the presentation in its entirety.
  • The University of Florida College of Medicine will report CME credit to CE Broker when applicable.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the epidemiology of violence on inpatient psychiatric units.

2. Determine key factors applicable to each patient that trigger or mitigate aggression.

3. Conduct a systems analysis to synthesize a multi-disciplinary approach to decrease the use of seclusion and restraint.

Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Jayaram has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Bussing (planning committee) has disclosed that in the past 12 months she has received grant/research support from Pfizer. No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: August 29, 2016

Expiration Date: August 28, 2018