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Identification & Treatment of Physician Burnout, Mental Health, and Substance Use Disorders

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Addiction Medicine |  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  COVID-19 |  Depression |  Family Medicine |  Meets DEA Requirements |  Mental Health |  Neurology |  Physician Burnout |  Primary Care |  Substance Abuse |  Suicide |  Vaccines
William R Carpenter, DO, FASAM
53 Minutes
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***  Meets DEA Requirements  ***

This presentation will explore the prevalence of burnout, mental health, and substance use disorders in healthcare professionals. Attendees will be able to recognize signs and symptoms of these issues in the workforce and how to identify them in colleagues. The impact of COVID 19 on clinician well-being and current interventions will be explored. Attendees will learn how to personally get help and/or how to help a colleague who may show signs and symptoms of burnout, mental health, or substance Use Disorder.

Learning Objectives:
•    Define physician wellness and its importance
•    Define physician impairment and its causes
•    Explore individual and organizational drivers of burnout
•    Explore individual and organizational solutions for burnout
•    Recognize the prevalence of and most common substance use disorders in healthcare professionals
•    Know how to personally get help and/or how to help a colleague
•    Understand the role and services of a physician health program

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS 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.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to
MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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Capital Region Medical Center

Russ Carpenter is a psychiatrist at the Center for Mental Wellness at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO. He is originally from St. Louis where he completed his undergraduate degree at St. Louis University before attending medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. He completed psychiatry residency training at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. He has served as the Medical Director for the Physician and Health Professional Wellness Program sponsored by MAOPS since 2016. He is also a fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and serves as the Medical Director of an opioid use disorder treatment center with Behavioral Health Group. Russ was named the Chief Wellness Officer at Capital Region Medical Center in November of 2020. To further partner with physicians and support them in achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, he completed a 9-month training program in 2020-2021 through The Physician Coaching Institute to earn his certification as a Master Physician Development Coach.

Dr. Carpenter discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Carpenter can be reached at or 573-632-5320. 




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