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Assessing and Treating Eating Disorders in Correction

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm

UConn Health
York Correctional Institution

Case Study:

YORK CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (CI) CLINICAL WORKSHOP

ASSESSING AND TREATING EATING DISORDERS IN CORRECTIONAL SETTINGS: A CASE STUDY

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Correctional Managed Health Care (CMHC)

Topic: Assessing and Treating Eating Disorders in Correctional Settings: A Case Study Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Location: York CI

Target Audience: Correctional Managed Health Care Health Services Staff

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

• Demonstrate increased knowledge and competence in the area of assessment of eating disorders • Demonstrate increased knowledge of interventions to treat eating disorders both in the community as well as within the correctional environment • Demonstrate increased awareness of the barriers the correctional system presents for the treatment of eating disorders. • Demonstrate increased knowledge and competence in treating inmate-patients presenting with eating disorders in the correctional environment.

Schedule:

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Assessing and Treating Eating Disorders in Correctional Settings: A Case Study

Vinneth Carvalho, MD Assistant Director of Mental Health and Psychiatric Services UConn Health, Correctional Managed Health Care York Correctional Institution

Pamela Dhillon, APRN Advanced Practice Register Nurse UConn Health, Correctional Managed Health Care

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Carvalho and APRN Dhillon has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Carvalho and APRN Dhillon will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email fro

Contact:

Michael Nicholson, 860 679-5410

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