Course overview

Pandemic Stress - It's Painful Psychological Toll & A Driver for Change?

In this course, faculty explore hope, mental health, and emotional well-being for clinicians to utilize with their patients in relation to COVID-19.
 Faculty

Lise Van Susteren, MD

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABOIM

 Conference Series

AIHM March 2021 Virtual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

1 hour 15 minutes

 CME Eligible*

1 Credit

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • The presentation will focus on short- and long-term health strategies for patients for emotional well-being in managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss the emotional challenges and stresses health care workers have faced regarding COVID-19.
    • Learn tools to address challenges and cultivate resilience to COVID-19 challenges for systems and patients.
    • Discuss how the elevation of racial and social injustice has entered our lexicon to drive our culture forward to change culture through upstream policies.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • CME/CEU Credits

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Lise Van Susteren, MD

Faculty Disclosure: No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
About Lise
Dr. Lise Van Susteren, a practicing general and forensic psychiatrist in Washington, DC, is an expert on the physical and mental health effects of climate change. In 2011 she co-authored "The Psychological Effects of Climate Warming on the U.S. - Why the US Mental Health System Is Not Prepared". Dr. Van Susteren has served as a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University and has been a consultant to the Executive Branch of the US Government profiling world leaders. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Paris, she practiced medicine in West Africa, at community health centers and homeless shelters in metropolitan Washington DC. In addition to community organizing on climate issues, Dr. Van Susteren serves on the Advisory Boards of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health and of Earth Day Network, and is co-founder of "Climate Psychiatry Alliance," a professional group dedicated to promoting awareness and action on climate from a mental health perspective. She is a frequent contributor on television, radio and in the print media. In 2006 Dr. Van Susteren sought the Democratic nomination for the US Senate from Maryland.

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABOIM

Faculty Disclosure: 
  • Hay House - Book Royalties


All disclosures were mitigated prior to the activity.
About Mimi
Board-certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, and Integrative Holistic Medicine, Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABOIM is deeply committed to expanding integrative medicine, education and research globally. A leading proponent of Integrative Medicine, she serves on the Founding Board of the American Board Physician Specialties in Integrative Medicine (ABOIM). She is Co-founder and Medical Director of Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. at Pacific Pearl La Jolla in La Jolla, California, U.S.A. since 2014, where she leads a team of experts in conventional, integrative and natural medicine. Dr. Guarneri is Co-founder and Treasurer of Miraglo Foundation, a non-profit public charity providing healthcare and education to the underserved in the U.S. and globally..

Accreditation Statement

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 University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the
CME website.

*CME/CEU Credits

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring materials for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals
 completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on April 30, 2022. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.

Enroll Now!

This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course. 
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.