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Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

Essentials of Primary Care Psychiatry

January 13-14, 2017


Online Registration -  We encourage you register online 

At the conclusion of the activity, the participant should be able to:
• Effectively screen for depression in a primary care setting
• Implement evidence-based treatment for depression
• Identify when it is appropriate to seek mental health consultation/referral
• Identify medically ill patients at highrisk for depression
• Describe the common symptoms or signs that overlap between medical and psychiatric illness
• Use appropriate history-taking and diagnostic studies to differentiate medical from psychiatric illness
• Provide evidence-based treatment for common co-morbid psychiatric illness within a medically ill patient
• Effectively screen for substance misuse
• Utilize motivational interviewing to assess readiness for change and activate motivated patients along the continuum of change behavior
• Identify evidence based treatments available in primary care settings for substance misuse disorders
• Engage mental health colleagues in collaborative care within existing models of health care delivery
• Develop/adapt new models of care to integrate mental health care into primary care settings

The University of California, Davis, Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Visit:  or call or email Lila Schmall at (800) 772-4271,

UC Davis Health System, CME, 4610 X Street #2301, Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-7202 Juliane Crowley,