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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, December 2, 2016
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: "Treatment of Severe Child Aggression: Findings from the TOSCA Study"

Speaker: Oscar G. Bukstein, MD, MPH, Vice Chair of Psychiatry, Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Boston Children’s Hospital

Target Audience: UConn Health faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Use effective set of sequential intervention strategies to use for children with persistent, severe aggressive behavior and associated disruptive behaviors. 2. Order a set of interventions to maximize improvements and minimize risks for children. 3. Use measurement-based strategies for assessing outcomes and determining what combination of interventions to use effective set of intervention strategies to use for children with persistent, severe aggressive behavior and associated disruptive behaviors.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for 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.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Bukstein, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Bukstein will be discussing the off-labeled use of Risperidone for aggression in children.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283 lipinski@uchc.edu

UConn Health Psychiatry Department (primary), Continuing Medical Education, UConn Master Calendar

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