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Psychiatry Perspectives On COVID-19: Impact On Health Care Providers & First Responders And A Path Forward (Part 1 Of 2-Part Series)

Webinar | August 11, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Psychiatry Perspectives On COVID-19: Impact On Health Care Providers & First Responders And A Path Forward (Series 1 of 2)

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Moderated by Senior Medical Science Liaison, Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, this webinar will identify preliminary impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health and well-being of health care providers and first responders. Featuring Drs. Allan Chrisman, MD, and Richard Weisler, MD, the webinar will cover screening and assessment techniques and best practices for identifying psychological stress in these individuals on the front lines. Finally, the webinar will review treatment approaches for health care providers and first responders in a post-pandemic world.

 

Speakers are employees or paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Please Note: Due to high levels of interest, please access this webinar via your computer. If you are unable to access via your computer or prefer to dial-in via phone, please click here to register for the 3:00pm ET rebroadcast.

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Event Speakers

Allan Chrisman, MD
Featured Speaker

Allan Chrisman, MD, is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Duke University School of Medicine. During his 40 years of practice in general, adult, and child psychiatry, he worked on in inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings. He practiced for nearly 14 years at Harvard Community Health Plan (a health maintenance organization (HMO)), where he was a consultant to pediatric and internal medicine practices. Since retiring, he has pursued his interest in disaster mental health as an American Red Cross Disaster Health Services & Disaster Mental Health Volunteer. Dr. Chrisman received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine.

Richard Weisler, MD
Featured Speaker

Richard Weisler, MD, has had a psychiatric practice since 1980 where he and his team follow more than 2,000 patients with a mixture of psychiatric disorders. He is an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where he has served for many years as Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Weisler also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP
Moderator

Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, is a Senior Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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