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Virtual: Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Initiating Involuntary Commitment Procedures Under the Pennsylvania Mental Health Act

Presented By
Shannon K. McDonald, Esq., Mental Health Review Officer for Chester County; Law Offices of Shannon K. McDonald
Bruce W. Laverty, Esq., Solicitor, Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Laverty Law Offices

Learning Objectives

  • Describe functional differences between 302 and 304c
  • Identify cases which would fit the criteria for a 302 or a 304c
  • Apply the psychiatric knowledge to the 302 or 304c petitions to commit the patient where appropriate

Accredidation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicans.

Accredidation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The course director and members of the planning committee do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose regarding today's presentation.

Faculty and all others who have ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Tower Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Bruce W. Laverty and Shannon K. McDonald has no relevant financial relationships to report in the last 12 months with a commercial interest.

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