Tonya Perkins presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 15

Tonya Perkins, LMSW, will present “Psychiatric Advance Directives – What are they and do they help?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, via Zoom or videoconferencing.* Tonya Perkins, a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), is administrator of the North Dakota State Hospital.

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

  • Describe the contents and legal expectations of a Psychiatric Advance Directives
  • Explain the values of a Psychiatric Advance Directives for patients and medical personnel
  • Identify means of incorporating Psychiatric Advance Directives into practice

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 Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

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 claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*While this event still is scheduled, the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation may result in a change in plans. Please be sure to confirm that the event is still scheduled before attending, even at a distance.