Accreditation Information

Direct Accreditation:

            Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Opioid
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for opioid education.

Objectives

1. Describe the prevalence of PTSD within a primary care setting and commonly co-occurring psychiatric and medical conditions.
2. Identify approaches to evaluating and treating posttraumatic stress in primary care using brief assessment tools and trauma-informed therapeutic interventions.
3. Discuss how medical and mental health providers can work together in the primary care setting to provide high value, patient-centered care for those with traumatic stress, as well as how primary care behavioral health services can serve as a bridge to specialty psychiatric treatment.

Target Audience

Internists, nurse practitioners, house officers and fellows.

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement

Ellie Grossman, Speaker, receives research support from and is a consultant for DePuy and ConforMIS

 Kate Zona, Speaker, receives research support from and is a consultant for DePuy and ConforMIS

Leah Soumerai, Speaker, receives research support from and is a consultant for DePuy and ConforMIS

 

Bernard Kreger, Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Sakina Flint, RSS Coordinator, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Faculty Disclosure of off-label use

Eric Smith does plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Faculty Disclosure Policy

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.