Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

Raul Ruiz, MD, will present “Practical Approaches to the Metabolic Issues Associated with Second Generation Antipsychotics” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ruiz is a consultant with the Department of Endocrinology at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D.; an assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences; and an instructor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Grand Rounds Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the association of Second Generation Antipsychotics (SGAs) use and components of the Metabolic Syndrome
  • Recognize the need for monitoring for metabolic side effects of SGAs
  • Identify the approach and management of Dyslipidemia associated to the use of SGAs
  • Identify the approach and management of Diabetes associated to the use of SGAs

This grand rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers.  If you want information on how to attend, please contact Betty Jo Tostenson at 701.293.4101 or betty.tostenson@UND.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.