Weight Changes Related to Antipsychotic Treatment of Illinois Youth-in-Care

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Weight Changes Related to Antipsychotic Treatment of Illinois Youth-in-Care


10June

Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • "Weight Changes Related to Antipsychotic Treatment of Illinois Youth-in-Care"
  • Amit Bhatia MD
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Chief Fellow
    Amit Bhatia

  • Jayson Masaki MD
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
    Jayson Masaki

Location
  • Online - via Zoom
Video Recording
Event Details

Amit Bhatia is a second year child psychiatry fellow. His clinical interests include psychosis, catatonia, and anxiety with a focus on transitional age adults.

Jayson Masaki is currently a 2nd year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellow at UIC. He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a B.A. in Biology and M.S. in Microbiology. He completed medical school at Saint James School of Medicine and a general psychiatry residency at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Appreciate the consent system of monitoring of psychotropic medication consent of Illinois Youth in Care (children in the care of Illinois DCFS).
  2. Consider multiple psychological social determinants of psychiatric illness that affect this vulnerable population.
  3. Describe weight changes in association with psychotropic medications in this population.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Drs. Bhatia and Masaki have no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.