Master Clinician Series – Cannabis Use and Psychosis

June 3, 2024

This activity will be presented in person at Butler Hospital, Ray Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm. 
Pre-registration is required.

Cannabis use is becoming more common given recent policy changes and increased availability. Research indicates that
cannabis use increases risk for psychiatric disorders, including psychosis. Health care providers require training in how to
evaluate and treat patients with co-occurring psychiatric problems and cannabis use in order to provide effective care.

Target Audience

This activity is designated for physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Develop skills to complete an evaluation of co-occurring psychiatric problems and cannabis use among adolescents, young adult, and adult patients.
  • Increase knowledge, awareness, and strategies to provide best-practices for treatment for co-occurring cannabis use and psychiatric symptoms.
  • Develop strategies to implement treatment for co-occurring cannabis use and psychiatric symptoms across a range of settings of different levels of acuity. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.50 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 1.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 1.50 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.
Course opens: 
05/01/2024
Course expires: 
06/03/2024
Event starts: 
06/03/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/03/2024 - 5:30pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00
Butler Hospital, Back of Ray Hall
345 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI
United States

Presenters

Arnaldo Berges, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
Director of the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Division
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
 
Ammar El Sara, MD
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Clinical Instructor in Medical Science
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
 
Robert Miranda Jr., PhD, ABP
Professor, Research Scholar Track, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Training Faculty, Clinical Psychology Training Consortium, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
Professor, Research Scholar Track, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Training Director, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
School of Public Health, Brown University | Providence, RI
Director, Adolescent Co-occurring Disorders Services (Bradley Vista), Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital | Riverside, RI

Sarah A. Thomas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI

 

Planning Committee

Tracey Guthrie, MD - Course Co-Chair
Assistant Dean for Diversity in the Division of Biology and Medicine
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator
Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator
Residency Training Director, General Psychiatry Residency Program
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
 
Jeffrey Hunt, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Program Director, Combined Program in Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Deputy Division Director, DPHB Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
Director, Inpatient and Intensive Services
Bradley Hospital | East Providence, RI
 
Elizabeth McQuaid PhD, ABPP - Course Co-Chair
Vice Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Clinical Psychology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
Director, Child Psychology
Hasbro Children's Hospital & Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
 

Accreditation:

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is planned in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

  • Rhode Island Specific: This activity qualifies for 1.5 hour of CME Credit in Cultural Awareness, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME re-licensure requirements. 

 

Continuing Psychologist Education: 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

  • Credit Designation | This program offers 1.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Social Workers: The above program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure.

  • Credit Designation | Number of Total Credits: 1.5 (1.5 CEs in Cross-Cultural Practice)

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.50 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 1.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 1.50 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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