Mariah Laver Juanto presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on de-escalation Aug. 19

Mariah Laver Juanto, Ph.D., will present “Verbal De-escalation of Agitated Patients” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, for the latest UND Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Grand Rounds event. This presentation will be held via Zoom/Video Conferencing. Dr. Laver Juanto is a psychologist at Sanford Health in Fargo N.D.

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

  • Define coercive methods of managing agitated patients
  • Describe two reasons for using verbal de-escalation strategies rather than coercive methods with agitated patients
  • Describe the 10 key elements of effective verbal de-escalation and why each element is important

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