Devendra (Dev) Thakur, MD Staff Physician, Department of Inpatient Psychiatry, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Thakur completed a residency in general psychiatry and a fellowship in consultation-liaison psychiatry (psychosomatic medicine), of which evaluation of capacity is an important focus. I have been directing the psychiatry consultation service here and providing consultation regarding decisional capacity for over five years.
John Corbett, MD PGY- 3 Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dr. Corbett has directly cared for a specific patient with an eating disorder while in Psychiatry consult services. Study of eating disorders as a resident. Will provide first hand insight gained by caring for this particular unidentified patient.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss current issues related to ethical dilemmas posed by patients with mental illness who are asked to make a health care related decision.
The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this activity have reported NO financial relationship(s)* with ineligible companies**.
* A financial relationship" includes employee, researcher (named as the PI), consultant, advisor, speaker, independent contractor (including contracted research), royalties or patent beneficiary, executive role, and/or an ownership interest (not including stocks owned in a managed portfolio).
** An ineligible company is any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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