Firearm-Related Issues for Family Physicians

Firearm-Related Issues for Family Physicians
Earn 1 Hour Category 1-A CME Credit*

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm CST | 8:00 pm EST
Faculty: Gianni Pirelli, Ph.D., and Jonathan Torres, DO, FACOFP

This webinar is designed to provide medical professionals with a working knowledge of firearm-related issues, particularly those related to violence and suicide risk. The presenter will briefly offer an overview of guns as well as laws, policies and statistics relevant to firearms, mental health, suicide and violence. He will then focus on evaluating patients’ firearm-related risk levels and the associated types of recommended interventions.

Learning objectives:
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe psychological components of firearm-involved domestic violence, violence and suicide
  2. List relevant statistics, research, laws and policies relevant to firearms and mental health
  3. Identify the specific types of mental health-related problems associated with firearm-involved violence and suicide
  4. Define emerging roles for Family Physicians and other involved professionals working with patients who have (potential) access to firearms.
5/30/2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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