On Demand Wednesday Lecture Series: Neuromodulation in Psychiatry: A Clinical Discussion
This presentation was originally reviewed on January 21, 2020, and broadcast live online on January 22, 2020, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a very effective, yet often underutilized treatment in psychiatry. The clinical practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) varies from institution to institution without universal guidelines on type of treatment, number of treatments and maintenance protocols. Newer neuromodulation techniques such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) with associated advantages and disadvantages. This lecture will review the current evidence to help guide clinical practice in terms of neuromodulation candidates' type of treatment offered and techniques used to practice.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
1. Recognize an indication for neuromodulation referral.
2. Compare unilateral versus bilateral Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).
3. Identify contraindications to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).
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About The Speaker
Dr. Jonathan Becker joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2013 after completing his adult psychiatry residency training at Vanderbilt. He served as chief resident during his third year of training and received the Marc H. Hollender award for outstanding performance by a psychiatry resident. He currently works on the adult inpatient unit and outpatient services as well as providing Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy.
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Jonathan E. Becker, DO, MS, reports that he has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will discuss the processes of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in this presentation.
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Wednesday Lecture Series: Neuromodulation In Psychiatry: A Clinical Discussion
Jonathan E. Becker, DO, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Vanderbilt University of Medicine
Originally reviewed January 21 2020.
Originally broadcast live January 22, 2020, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET
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