Psychiatry & Medicine: Managing Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care

Date & Location
Saturday, August 12, 2017 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM   St. Louis, St. Louis, MO


Location: Saint Louis University

Il Monestero

3050 Olive Street

St. Louis, Missouri


At the end of the activity, learners will be able to:
  1. Diagnose common depressive and anxiety disorders presenting in primary care, using clinical interview and screening tools
  2. Describe the framework for treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care- including appropriate treatment mo9dalities, time course of treatment, initial medication choices
  3. Compare common first and second line therapies for anxiety and depression, in terms of side effects profile and efficacy for specific symptoms
  4. Identify common comorbidities and mimics of depression and anxiety that would warrant further medical or mental health referral
  5. Describe the scope of opiod use disorders in primary care settings, strategies to diagnose these disorders, and available options to treat them within the primary care setting or available resources to refer them for more specialized treatment
  6. Describe newer models of care to improve outcomes for depression and anxiety in primary care settings and identify resources to seek out further information on implementing collaborative care interventions


SLU and SLU Hospital affiliated (must register with SLU or SSMSLUH email address):
Registration for attendance at educational conference is COMPLEMENTARY. If Continuing Education tracking and official certificate is desired, please select that option and pay $25.00 fee. Attendance will not be entered into the lifelong learning database without this payment.

Non-SLU Affiliated MDs, DOs, and Psychologists:
$100 (includes AMA certificate)

Non-SLU Affiliated Fellows, residents, NPs, PAs, Nurses, and Social Work:
$75 (includes AMA or designated AMA attendance certificate as applicable)

Target Audience: Physicians, Psychologists, Residents, Primary Care Physicians, Nursing, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, and Medical Students



Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

Saint Louis University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine will provide Other learner certificates (for NPs, nurses, and other types of learners).  The certificate will state that the activity was designated for 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Follow your board's requirements for reciprocal CE credits.

American Academy of Physician Asssitants:  AAPA

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  PAs may receive a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity.

Saint Louis University School of Social Work

Saint Louis University School of Social Work approves 4.00 Continuing Education Hours. Saint Louis School of Social Work is an approved provider of continuing education credits in Missouri and a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor in Illinois License # 159.000573. Social workers outside of this regional area can contact their state’s regulatory board to check any approval.

American Psychological Association
Saint Louis University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Saint Louis University maintains the responsibility for this program and its content.  This activity has been approved for a maximum of 4.00 APA Credits.

Il Monastero

Venue information:

Il Monastero was the former Berea Presbyterian Church on Olive Boulevard. Il Monastero features several multipurpose rooms as well as magnificent architectural features, including a vaulted ceiling and dark wood detailing in ornate patterns.


Parking is adjacent to and complimentary for this venue. The parking lot is well-lit and has 78 total spaces, including three disabled spaces.