Psychiatry Grand Rounds-15492-------1/18/2013, Votaw Auditorium
Rakesh Patel, M.D., MBA, FACP
Dr. Patel reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent
COI in the context of this presentation.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'Physicians, Residents, Medical Students: Depression and Suicide'
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Better identify those physicians at high risk of suicide          
Learn to recognize depression, burnout syndrome, and suicidality in themselves and educate medical students and residents to do so as well          
Conclude the need to establish regular source of health care and seek help for mood disorders, substance abuse, and/or suicidality          
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Based on what you heard today:
Which physician attributes (core competencies) did the speaker incorporate into their presentation? Please choose all which apply:
A 55y/o staff physician starts to lose interest in caring for his patients, stops coming to staff meetings which he previously enjoyed, and obviously looks burned out and depressed.
What should a colleague physician do next?
A.) Minimize his actions and go about with your work.---B). Advise him on how to 'fix it'.---C). Encourage him to speak about his feelings and seek help.
D). D not ask if he is suicidal.---E). Talk to his superiors about your worries that he may harm a patient.
Correct answer is: C          
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If you have questions, concerns, or comments about this activity, please contact: Barbara Sucher, M.B.A., Associate Dean for CME or 423.439.8081.
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