DSA 2023 / Breaking Barriers: Communicating Effectively with our Patients with Mental Illness

June 13, 2023

Current Situation: Communication with patients with mental illness can be challenging and result in inequities in health care for this patient population as well as increased stress for health care teams.

Desired Practice: Providing physicians with improved skills for communication with these patients will result in better health outcomes, more equitable care, and less stress for health care providers and teams.




Target Audience

All DSA Physicians

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Should have skills and confidence to effectively and equitably communicate with patients with mental illness.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/13/2023 - 8:30am PDT
Event ends: 
06/13/2023 - 12:30pm PDT
Walnut Creek, CA
United States

Speakers / Planning Committee Members

Dr. Pria Joglekar

Dr. Megan Moore

Dr. Aysha Kunju


FACULTY & DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:  The presenter & planner(s) for this activity have disclosed that they have no relevant relationships with commercial or industry organizations (Commercial Interest). The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and faculty for this activity and they do not have relationships that present a relevant conflict of interest. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDITS STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. These credits may also be applied to the CMA Certification in continuing medical education. Nurses may report credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nursing.


Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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