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CME OnDemand - Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide
Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide

Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide

 Description

This webinar will present information on suicide demographics, identification of physicians at risk and signs of suicidal intent, and strategies for understanding and addressing this problem. Faculty will discuss personal and collective journeys dealing with suicide for increased awareness, empathy, and support to prevent suicide. Attendees will have the opportunity to post questions anonymously for the panel.

 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the signs of suicide and the factors that may lead to it
  • Understand the possible causes for the increase in the numbers of physician suicides
  • Have a plan for yourself and others expressing suicidal ideation


AGENDA

 

  • Introduction – Marlene DeMaio, MD FAAOS
  • Physician Suicide: COMMIT TO ACT! – Marlene DeMaio, MD FAAOS
  • Physician Suicide: Time to ACT – Edward R. McDevitt, MD
  • Physician Suicide: Commit to ASK – Loice A. Swisher, MC FAAEM

 

Commercial Support

The 2020 Physician Wellness Series webinars are provided FREE to AOFAS, RJOS, and JRGOS members with funding by the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation supported by grants from Wright Medical Medical Group N.V.

 

AOFAS Mission Statement

The mission of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society is to improve lives through exceptional orthopaedic foot and ankle care.

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for the experienced foot and ankle surgeon, the generalist orthopaedic surgeon interested in expanding their scope of practice into foot and ankle, post-residency fellows and residents who treat acute and chronic problems of the foot and ankle, and allied health professionals who work in foot and ankle care.

 

Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course/meeting evaluations, practice gap analysis, membership surveys, and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership.

 

Program

The AOFAS attests that the person(s) responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters.

 

Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

 

Credit Designation Statement

The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

CME Certificates

Participants are required to participate in the live program, answer the evaluation and claim CME at the end of the webinar.

Overview
Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course evaluations and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership. For more information on the AOFAS CME mission, visit aofas.org/education.


Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Disclosure

AOFAS requires all instructors, planners, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations during the past 12 months with any commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods and services consumed by, or used on patients). All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the education content vetted by AOFAS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness. AOFAS also requires faculty to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity. AOFAS attests that the persons responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters. All financial disclosures will be provided to meeting attendees in the final program materials.


Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing medical education activity has been made available by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners. Methods, techniques, and procedures demonstrated and views and opinions expressed by speakers, presenters, and faculty are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of AOFAS, nor does presentation on the program represent or constitute endorsement or promotion by AOFAS. AOFAS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, methods, information, techniques, opinions, or procedures expressed, presented, or demonstrated.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 CME (MD) Credit
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