REACH PPP Training

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Learn about the REACH PPP Program


Interactive Live Training
A dynamic three-day, 16-hour interactive course focused on building skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating pediatric behavioral health problems.

Case Based Learning
A six month, case based distance-learning program. Participants join 12 bi-monthly, 1 hour group conference calls with national primary care and child/adolescent psychiatry experts to learn how to manage cases in daily practice.

Custom Toolkit
All participants will receive custom-designed toolkits with guides, assessment instruments, dosing and side effect charts, medication comparison tables, and handouts for patients and parents.

Learning Credits

* In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and VCU Health Continuing Education. VCU Health Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

VCU Health Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

VCU Health Continuing Education designates this activity for a maximum of 28.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

VCU Health Continuing Education has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 28.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Course Goals

1.

Correctly identify and differentiate among pediatric behavioral health problems such as childhood depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety states (including PTSD), oppositional and conduct disorders, and psychosis.

2.

Effectively manage psychopharmacolgy: selecting medications, initiating and tapering dosages, monitoring improvements, and identifying and minimizing medication side effects.

3.

Create and implement a treatment plan by mobilizing existing resources like family members, school personnel, and other professional caregivers.

Register for Upcoming Programs

November 5-7, 2021
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

REGISTER

February 11-13, 2022
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

REGISTER

April 8-10, 2022
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

Register

May 20-22, 2022
In Person: Richmond, VA

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

Register

August 19-22, 2022
VIRTUAL

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

Registration is not yet available for this course.

September 23-25, 2022
In Person: Richmond, VA

In partnership with VA-AAP. Email REACH@vmap.org for questions.

Registration is not yet available for this course.

*Participants can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits*™ for this course upon final approval from our CME accreditation office. Approval pending.