Todd Mandell

Early Recovery: Shifts in Focus

July 27, 2022 | Todd Mandell, MD

The early recovery period is critical to supporting ongoing recovery efforts. There are many pitfalls, with continued disruption of sleep, mood fluctuations and changing ways to care for yourself. Dr. Mandell will explore these areas providing tips about when and what might be helpful for pharmacological and treatment considerations.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to assist patients with the identification of post-withdrawal symptoms and refer for management.
Participants will be able to provide patients with education and skills regarding affect management as it pertains to recovery.
Participants will be able to address within their scope of practice issues such as overall well-being and self-care including healthy nutrition and sleep hygiene.

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Data Collection: Assessing the Complex Patient

April 5, 2022 | Todd Mandell, MD, FASAP

The presenter will explore how to assess and use evidence based resources and tools to begin to identify the interrelations between SUD and psychiatric conditions to direct treatment approaches. Interactive case studies will be used for discussion.

Learning objectives:

Identify ways that SUD can mimic functional psychiatric conditions.
Complete an HPI with a focus on the reasons that brought the patient to seek treatment.
Identify a plan to utilize evidence based resources/tools as part of their assessment process.

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