Grand Rounds: Malpractice Issues in Reproductive Psychiatry

Wed, 12/08/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us via Zoom, password: 332544, or use this streaming link. Presentations qualify for CME credit, and the attendance code is shared during the presentation. To obtain your CME credit, you will need to use the CAMS system.

Drs Kaempf, Smith, KaliaMalpractice Issues in Reproductive Psychiatry 

Aimee C. Kaempf, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Kathy W. Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Saira S. Kalia, MD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Accurately describe areas of malpractice risk in reproductive psychiatry commonly encountered in hospital settings including informed consent for reproductive decisions, psychiatric hospitalization of perinatal women, risk assessment, and dual agency.
  2. Accurately describe areas of malpractice risk in reproductive psychiatry commonly encountered in outpatient psychiatric settings including medical decision-making in the use of psychotropic medication in perinatal women, and issues related to failure to treat and patient abandonment.
  3. Effectively recognize local policies and available resources to better assist psychiatrists in caring for pregnant and postpartum women.

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting us at 520-874-4148. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

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