Interprofessional Solutions for Treating Depression in Primary Care

Event Date and Time: 
January 18, 2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm

The Interprofessional Primary Care Institute presents - 

Interprofessional Solutions for Treating Depression in Primary Care
January 18, 2020
8:00am-3:30pm
George Fox University; Newberg, Oregon; Hoover Building

The Interprofessional Primary Care Institute provides interprofessional learning experiences to inspire innovation in primary care. Join us for two sessions:

The First Consultation for Depression in Primary Care: “Talk First, Prescribe Later & Diagnose Rarely”

Practicing family physician, Dr. Bruce Arroll, is traveling from New Zealand to share evidence-based best practices with Oregon. He will discuss information from the FDA that shows the placebo-antidepressant difference for differing levels of depression severity. He promotes “talk first, prescribe later, and label people with diagnoses rarely.” Attendees will learn to:

  • Discuss the evidence base for the first consultation for depression in primary care .
  • Demonstrate use of Focused Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (FACT) in clinical practice.
  • Encourage interprofessional dialogue about depression care with Patti Robinson, Ph.D., co-founder of FACT & the Primary Care Behavioral Health model.

Experience the Interprofessional Difference: Creating Interprofessional Care Plans & Workflows to Support People who have Depression in Primary Care

Florence Gerber, MBA; Bhavesh Rajani, MD, MBA; Valorie Orton, RN, DNP; Jeri Turgesen, PsyD, ABPP; and Celeste Jones, PsyD, ABCCAP will facilitate an interprofessional experience to remember. Attendess will learn to: 

  • Develop a biopsychosocial-cultural care plan with intraprofessional and interprofessional primary care teams.
  • Use implementation science and quality improvement methods to develop a team-based workflow that leverages interprofessional know-how and supports a clinic’s success in value-based payment paradigms.
  • Enhance interprofessional collaborative practice through experiential learning.

$150 Professional | $75 Student

CME and CE Available - Register today!


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