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Sleep and Mental Health (Pearls for Primary Care)

Sleep and Mental Health (Pearls for Primary Care)

Sleep and Mental Health

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

7:00am – 8:00am

Registration & Breakfast at 6:45am

 

Summary

48% of primary care physicians do not ask patients about sleep in their histories and physicals, yet sleep has an undeniable impact on mental health. Dr. Morgan of Mercy Health’s Sleep Center will share practical tools that will help attendees understand sleep in the context of treating mental health disorders and prescribing psychotropic medications. Primary care team members will learn how to talk to patients about sleep, why it’s important, and how they can help improve patient functioning through sleep.

Presenter

Christopher Morgan, MD

  • Neurology/Sleep Medicine, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s
  • Medical Director, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Sleep Center
  • Program Director, Neurology Residency, Mercy Health Grand Rapids
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Credits

1.0 CME credit for medical professionals

1.0 CE credit for social workers

Cost

No charge.  Breakfast will be provided.
Questions or Registration Error: Call 616.222.4530 or email postmacenter@pinerest.org

This event will be available via live-stream. Choose the live-stream option under the “Register Now” tab.  Continuing Education credits are unavailable for live-streaming at this time.  

 

 

A Mental Health Education Series for Primary Care Teams

Primary care teams and psychiatrists each share a piece of the puzzle in treating mental health disorders. The demand for mental health treatment in the primary care setting continues to grow, yet many primary care teams find treating mental health to be challenging and complicated.

The Pearls for Primary Care educational series covers topics to better equip primary care teams to identify and treat patients with mental health disorders. This series is intended for all members of the primary care team.

More resources for primary care teams are available on our Community Partners page.


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