Thursday Sessions

Thursday, October 15, 2020

12:30-1:30 pm
Catch 'Em Early, Catch 'Em Young: Behavioral Health Screening Ethics

  1. Describe the prevalence of behavioral health problems in the primary care setting.
  2. Identify the screening schedule recommended by the AAP and common behavioral health screening tools.
  3. Describe next steps following positive behavioral health screening result.

Speakers: Nhung T. Tran, MD, FAAP

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-2:45 pm
First Do No Harm: Diagnosing and Evaluating Eating and Weight Concerns

  1. Recognize the presentation of  eating disorders, specifically, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and (ARFID) avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.
  2. Describe the appropriate initial evaluation and management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.
  3. Identify sources of support for patients, families and providers.

Meera S. Beharry, MD, FSAHM

3:00-4:00 pm
Anxiety in Children: Understanding the Disorders and How to Manage and Treat Them Ethics

  1. Describe the epidemiology of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.
  2. Recognize the neurobiology of anxiety and signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.
  3. Summarize the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of anxiety disorders.

Asna Matin, MD