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Hope for Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression (Virtual Pearls for Primary Care)

Hope for Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression (Virtual Pearls for Primary Care)

Summary

Some patients continue to experience difficult depression symptoms despite standard treatment interventions.  Dr. Louis Nykamp will conduct an overview of additional treatment options for these patients including Ketamine Infusion Therapy and Brain Stimulation Therapies, such as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).

Presenter:

Louis Nykamp, MD

Dr. Nykamp is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services.  He is the Geriatric Psychiatric Fellowship Director as well as the Medical Director of the Neuromodulation Clinic at Pine Rest.

Credits

One CME credit for medical professionals and one CE credit for Social Workers will be provided.

An email will be sent after the event that contains a link to your specific continuing education evaluation.  Once the completed evaluation is submitted and received, your continuing education certificate will be emailed automatically.

Cost

No charge.  This virtual event will be hosted on the WebEx platform.  Further information will be emailed by Nov. 16.
Questions or Registration Error: Call 616.222.4566 or email postmacenter@pinerest.org

A Mental Health Education Series for Primary Care Teams

Primary care teams and psychiatrists each share a piece of the puzzle in treating mental health disorders. The demand for mental health treatment in the primary care setting continues to grow, yet many primary care teams find treating mental health to be challenging and complicated.

The Virtual Pearls for Primary Care educational series covers topics to better equip primary care teams to identify and treat patients with mental health disorders. This series is intended for all members of the primary care team.

More resources for primary care teams are available on our Community Partners page.


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