Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.5
  • CHES: 1.5
  • MCHES: 0
  • CNE: 1.5/.15*

*Pharmacy credits, when available, are listed after the total number of nursing contact hours (e.g. CNE: 1.5/.75)

About this Activity

Self-paced, synchronized audio and PowerPoint “capture” of a live program.

If you received continuing education credit for the original live presentation (ACHA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, June 2018), you are not eligible for additional credit.

Important Dates

Released: November 6, 2018
Expires: May 8, 2020

Acute Care of the Anxious Patient in the Primary Care Setting

Purchase  Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Purchase Recording Package

Access to view this presentation is available only by purchasing the full set of presentation recordings from the ACHA 2018 Annual Meeting. For details on which presentations from the annual meeting are available for continuing education credit online, please visit “2018 Annual Meeting CE Package.” We encourage you to share the recording package with colleagues at your institution.

Purchase Package

If you have already purchased the recording package, proceed to “Instructions for Obtaining Credit” below.

Program Information

Description

Anxiety is the number one mental health concern in college students. Many students present first to primary care, and access to psychiatric consultation can often take weeks to schedule. This workshop will discuss the common causes and presentations of student anxiety, assessment of severity, and intervention techniques that can be applied in the primary care setting.

Intended Audience


  • Administrators
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Health Educators
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians and Physician Assistants
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Review anxiety presentations for causes and contributing factors in order to tailor their intervention.
  2. Review the acuity and severity of the presenting anxiety and the urgency of intervention needed.
  3. Discuss medical and nonmedical interventions that can be provided by primary care for interim or ongoing care.
  4. Discuss the risks and benefits of common medications utilized for anxiety, and best uses for them.

Faculty

Marta Hopkinson, MD
University of Maryland

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

2018 Program Planning Committee Roster

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

There is no additional fee to obtain CE credit. It is estimated that it will require 1.5 hours to view the presentation and complete the post-test and evaluation. (You will be asked to identify the type of credit you are requesting when you take the post-test.)

Step 1: View the download of the session (see “Purchase Recording Package” above).

Step 2: Complete the Post-Test and Evaluation Form. (Note: you may print the post-test prior to viewing the presentation.)

Upon successful completion of the post-test, your certificate will be emailed to you. Please allow two weeks to receive your certificate. .

Statements and Disclosures

Accreditation

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 0.

  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Successful Completion/Post-Test

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).