Psychiatry Grand Rounds: The History of ECT

activity post test

Presented by

Natasha Clark, MD
Chief Resident

Jennifer Davis, DO
Chief Resident

Sarah Bolis, MD

Yarelis Guzman-Quinones, MD
Outpatient Chief Resident

Ahmed Qureshi, MD
Outpatient Chief Resident

Faculty Disclosure
Drs. Bolis, Clark, Davis, Guzman-Quinones and Qureshi have no financial relationships to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: November 28, 2018

Review Date: November 27, 2021

Expiration Date: November 27, 2024

Target Audience
Primary Care Physicians

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

1. Recognize and name the somatic treatments that led to the discovery of ECT.
2. Name and recognize the people involved in the development and creation of ECT.
3. Discuss the events that led to the stigmatization of ECT.
4. Describe the events involved in the revival of ECT.

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.

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.

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