Alums Prep to Present Sessions to Shine Light on Current Mental Health Trends
Free Activity in Eureka Includes CME Credits
Three graduates of Touro University California's Physician Assistant program will help lead a conference this fall in Eureka that offers up to seven CME credits to participants.
Dr. Joy Moverley, DHSc, MPH, PA-C (Class of 2012), Darcie Larimore-Arenas, MSPAS, MPH, PA-C (Class of 2012), and Thanh "Tim" Nguyen, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH, MS, AAHIVS, CAQ-Psychiatry (Class of 2014) will lead three of seven sessions during the conference, "Current Trends in Mental Health."
The conference is hosted by the Touro University California Joint MSPAS/MPH Program. Conference registration is free.
The one-day conference has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for seven AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Moverley will give a presentation on "Managing the Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes." Larimore-Arenas will present on the topic "More Than Words: You, Too, Can Break the Language Barrier." Nguyen will discuss "Standing Compassionately at the Intersectionality of LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Care."
The conference is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Sequoia Conference Center, 901 Myrtle Ave., Eureka. Approval for CME credits is available the day of the conference only.
Other presenters and their topics include:
*Vee Yoong, PA-C, PhD, "Suicide Assessment in Primary Care Risk Stratification Approach."
*Nick Entsminger, DMSc, PA-C (EM CAQ), "Opiate Abuse, Mental Health Disorders and Recidivism: What Happens When Inmates are Released and Where APPs Can Help."
*Madeleine Zeichner, PA-C, CAQ-Pediatrics, "Everyday Mental Health Screening and Treatment for Medical Providers in a Federally Qualified Health Care Setting."
*Jason Murray, PA-C, CAQ Psychiatry, "Depression: Beyond the Basics."
How to Register
Conference registration includes food for participants. Register at https://forms.gle/jND9t48kvedX5TE88.