MSSNY Announces its January CME Webinar Schedule

Thursday, January 04, 2018 3:52 PM | Carol Burke (Administrator)

The Medical Society of the State of New York is pleased to announce its January free Continuing Medical Education (CME) webinars.  Participation in the webinars will earn physicians one CME credit free of charge. The January schedule is as follows:

January 17th at 7:30am - Medical Matters:  Mental Health and Disasters Overview
Register for this webinar here. 
Faculty: Craig Katz, MD
Educational Objectives:

  • Explore the psychological impact of mass trauma.
  • Provide physicians with a strong background on both the psychological symptoms and syndromes specific to mass trauma.
  • Prepare physicians to conduct acute assessments and interventions. 

January 22nd at 7:30am - Current Concepts in Concussion for Pediatric and Adult Patients
Register for this webinar here.
Faculty: Deborah Light, MD
Educational Objectives:

  • Identify signs and symptoms indicative of concussion as well as red flags that indicate alternate or more severe pathology;
  • Outline an appropriate management plan for a patient presenting with concussion including a return to “normal life" protocol;
  • Describe methods for the primary and secondary prevention of concussion;
  • Identify patients who would benefit from referral to a concussion specialist 

January 30th at 7:30am - Veterans Matters:  PTSD & TBI in Veterans
Register for this webinar here.
Faculty: Emerald Lin, MD

Educational Objectives:

  • Identify signs and symptoms of PTSD & TBI
  • Examine evidence-based treatment modalities for PTSD & TBI
  • Explore military culture and methods to overcome unique barriers to treatment intrinsic to military culture

To view all of MSSNY’s scheduled programs, click here and select “Upcoming”. 

The Medical Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates each of these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Additional information or assistance with registration may be obtained by contacting Melissa Hoffman at mhoffman@mssny.org.

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