For Your Health
For Your Health

News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Trisha Nelson to give Psychiatry Grand Rounds on deprescribing benzodiazepines Jan. 5

Trisha Nelson, M.D., will present “Deprescribing in psychiatry with an emphasis on benzodiazepines” for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Nelson is a second-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Donald Jurivich, D.O., professor and chair of the SMHS Department of Geriatrics, will serve as Dr. Nelson’s discussant.

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

  • Discuss ways to identify potentially inappropriate medications.
  • Identify associations with long term benzodiazepine use.
  • Define evidence-based approaches to benzodiazepine discontinuation.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference 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 and 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 and 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.