Free Webinar and Continuing Education Credit
Join us for a free one-hour webinar, Differential Diagnoses of Depression: Assessment and Treatment. We will offer the webinar twice:
- Monday, March 7, 2022, at 8 a.m. Central time
- Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 9 a.m. Central time
Those who attend one of the sessions will earn one continuing medical education (CME) credit or continuing education unit (CEU).
The webinars will be taught by:
- Tom Allen, M.D., Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Government Programs, at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, and chief psychiatrist for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid program in Illinois
- Shannon Purtell, a licensed professional counselor supervisor in private practice
They will provide a high-level overview of depression and differential diagnoses, as well as assessment and treatment. This introductory training focuses on addressing depression in the primary care setting, with treatment options across various care settings.
How to Attend
Registration is required. Register here.
Future CME/CEU Offerings
Upcoming free webinars include:
- Diabetes and Mental Health, April 18 and April 20, 2022
- Substance Abuse: Coordinating Care and Improving Follow-up, May 16 and May 18, 2022
Watch News and Updates and our Provider Training page for information on training.
The above material is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician or other health care provider. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the appropriate course of treatment. The fact that a service or treatment is described in this material, is not a guarantee that the service or treatment is a covered benefit and members should refer to their certificate of coverage for more details, including benefits, limitations and exclusions. Regardless of benefits, the final decision about any service or treatment is between the member and their health care provider.
The New Mexico Osteopathic Medical Association (NMOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NMOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
Social Work CEUs Approved by NASW-NM. The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary. This event has been approved for a total of 1 CEU.
Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, and psychologists can use AOA Cat 1-4 credit toward licensure. Social workers and mental health counselors (LPC, LCPC, LPCC) can use the Social Work CEU credit toward licensure.